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October 8th, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS—The 40th annual state football tournament hosted by the Indianapolis Colts held its sectional pairings show over the weekend featuring the placement of all 315 football teams (63 in each class).
Five teams earned a bye, one from each class, with Adams Central and Bellmont preparing to defend their titles from last season and South Adams aiming to make noise in their own 1A sectional in the last season under coach Jason Arnold.
On a cold and windy day at Cross Creek Golf Club, it was the home team Cross Creek who defended its Adams County Cup title, scoring a 20-10 victory against the group from Limberlost.
WATERLOO—As the nursery rhyme goes, "Down came the rain and washed the Barons out" on Friday night as the Braves came into town and dominated DeKalb with the rushing game in a downpour, 34-6.
It was hard to tell what ruined the Barons' senior night more, the rain or Bellmont's run game as the Braves accumulated 428 yards on the ground in a committee effort that resulted in three players over the century mark.
With the exception of a few spots of sloppy play in the second game, the Bellmont volleyball team sparkled Thursday night in posting a three-game sweep of NHC foe Columbia City at the Teepee.
Both the Bellmont and South Adams boys' soccer teams ended their seasons Wednesday night in sectional play as the Braves were downed by the Knights at Norwell 1-0, and the Starfires were trampled by Heritage at Blackhawk Christian 8-0.
MONROEVILLE—The ACAC co-champion Lady Jets moved on as predicted against a struggling Southern Wells squad in two, but the South Adams Lady Stars nearly pulled off the unlikely upset against the Leo Lions losing in three sets to the other co-champs.
The Northeast Hoosier Conference has released its all-conference lists for the 2012 boys tennis season featuring four Bellmont Braves making the cut.
MUNCIE- Five first half turnovers from the Raiders spelled an easy victory for Adams Central at Ball State on Saturday, while the Starfiresâ€¦
Adams Central opened up the four-game ACAC extravaganza in Muncie with a lopsided 41-24 victory over the Southern Wells Raiders.
The Jets jumped out of the gate on their opening possession when quarterback Dalton Combs connected with sophomore Carter Sharp on a fourth and two that turned into six points for AC on a 36-yard romp. The kick was botched for the Jets.
FORT WAYNE—It would have taken nearly an order from the Supreme Court to change the top two team positions in the girls Northeast Hoosier Conference cross country meet Saturday at the Plex but the real battle was for positions three through seven.
NEW HAVEN—Bellmont entered the hostile environment of the Bulldogs on Friday night and nearly stole one against their NHC opponent falling short 27-24.
The Braves entered the fourth quarter down three scores and fading fast but a late push and an on-side kick put Bellmont in striking distance.