GIRLS BASKETBALL RESULTS: NOV. 3
StaceyPageOnline / Sports on Saturday, November 3, 2018
NORWELL 45, WARSAW 38
Warsaw couldn’t find enough juice to catch Norwell in its season opener Saturday night in Ossian.
The Knights led by three at the half, 19-16, and a 14-10 third quarter was enough of a cushion at 33-26 to keep the Knights ahead for good.
Maddie Ryman led Warsaw with 22 points and seven rebounds. Brielle Harrison had seven points and four boards, Kaiclyn Krebs had five points and three boards, and Kaylee Patton had six dimes.
Warsaw (0-1) will next visit Manchester on Wednesday.
WAWASEE 50, PRAIRIE HEIGHTS 44
The Lady Warriors rebounded from a tough loss Thursday at Marian to pick up its first of the season Saturday night at Prairie Heights.
Danielle Jenkins turned in a big performance, scoring 13 points and three steals while Casey Schroeder also had 13 points for the scoring duo for Wawasee. Jada Carter added nine points and three assists in the game and Caitlin Wortinger added five points, five steals and two blocks.
Heights led 35-33 heading into the fourth quarter, but Wawasee had Carter score five points and the team went 6-9 from the free throw line while Heights hit just three shots from the floor in the final eight minutes.
Alexis German hit four threes and finished with 19 points to pace the hosts in its season opener.
Wawasee (1-1) will take on Fairfield Tuesday in its home opener.
PENN 62, NORTHWOOD 28
NorthWood was no match Saturday against No. 12 Penn at The Pit.
Jordyn Smith and Trinity Clinton paced the Kingsmen in the first half, the two scoring 18 of Penn’s 20 points in the first quarter. The Kingsmen already had built a 20-4 lead at that point. Smith would go on to score 13 of her game-high 18 points in the first half, and Clinton had 11 of her 17 points in the first 16 minutes.
Reganne Pate added nine points on three three-pointers and Jayda Smith added six points. Penn as a team hit nine three-pointers in the game.
After rushing past South Bend Riley in its opener Thursday night, NorthWood didn’t break 20 points until the fourth quarter. Maddy Payne ended with eight points, Kate Rulli had seven points and Neely Trenshaw had six points, Payne and Rulli combining for just one basket and five points in the first half against Penn’s starters.
The JV game went to Penn in a 45-17 final while NorthWood took the freshman game by a 39-38 count in overtime.
NorthWood (1-1) will visit Mishawaka on Tuesday.