MONROE— With 1:46 to go in the first quarter, the Raiders of Southern Wells scored a bucket to cut the Adams Central lead to 11-8 in Friday night's contest at the Hangar.
The visitors would not score again, however, until the 6:35 mark in the third quarter as the Jets blanked the Raiders in the second quarter on their way to a route 62-23 in their first conference game of the season.
LEO-CEDARVILLE — Leo clinched their ACAC mat showdown with Adams Central Thursday, 45-30, after earning falls in the final two matches as Eddie Lorraine at 113 and Chase Hissong at 120 schooled their Central foes with splattos.
The Lions of coach Josh Donner scored seven falls in all, to the Jets four, and won eight of the 14 matches.
"We had that conversation before we got here. We knew we had to stay off our our backs, and it didn't happen," stated Adams Central coach Doug Schultz.
BERNE— The Starfire swim squads defended their home pool on Tuesday night against county-rival Adams Central in a tight girls meet, 84-82, while the boys coasted to a 104-73 victory.
Despite their limited numbers this season, South Adams has been dominant in their individual events leaving the final numbers a bit misleading this season. The Lady Stars finally earned a “W” to go along with the excellent times against Central.
FORT WAYNE—The good news for the Bellmont Squaws basketball team Tuesday night was they didn't miss a single foul shot in their non-conference clash with the state's fifth-ranked Concordia Cadets.
Unfortunately, when there's good news, there's usually bad news as well and in this situation it was that the Squaws shot ZERO foul shots on the night with Concordia being whistled for only four common fouls in the game as the host Cadets breezed their way to an easy 50-20 decision over the Squaws.
The Alabama/Auburn thriller seemed to be the common denomonator for this week's Pigskin misses as even the top three brackets featured at least one wrong. Those select few who happened to forsee Auburn's miraculous win missed one or more of the other contests this week.
GENEVA— Sawyer Miller, a senior at South Adams, took first place overall at the sixth annual Rainbow Lake 5k run on November 30.
With a time of 17:00.8, Miller was a winner by over a minute as Nathan Rupp of Rockford finished second overall at 18:08.8.
Melissa Gillette was the top female finisher with a time of 18:28, while Denise Conrad was second overall for the women at 20:27.
YORKTOWN— The Braves mat men finished third place at the annual Yorktown Super Duals on Saturday going 3-2 against some of the state's stiffer competition.
Bellmont's only losses on the day came against a pair of ranked teams in the state in #8 Yorktown and #10 New Palestine but the Braves posted wins against New Albany, Delta, and a close match against Cincinnati LaSalle.
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BLUFFTON— Using a great variety of floor space creating offense, the Lady Starfires have improved to 4-0 on the season for the first time in their school history with a road win over the Bluffton Lady Tigers Friday night 53-33.
"Our balance is definitely a problem we pose to teams this year," explained SA coach Brett Freeman, now in his second year at the helm of a program on the hottest start ever for the school.
Adams County rivals Adams Central and South Adams lead the way among small schools in the wrestling season’s first statewide poll by classes.
The Indiana High School Wrestling Coaches Association (IHSWCA) released its first classed rankings Wednesday. The poll is important as teams prepare for the IHSWCA Team State Dual Meet tournament at Westfield on January 4, 2014.