Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Penn, Westview win sectional titles

Posted on Feb. 10, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

The Penn High girls basketball team is playing its best basketball at the right time of the year.

The Kingsmen outscored arch-rival Mishawaka 45-18 in the second half on Saturday and went on to crush the Cavemen 63-31 in the Class 4A Penn Sectional.

Olivia Carlton led a balanced Penn attack with 15 points, while Camryn Buhr added 13 and Taylor Lutz 11.

Penn, now 19-4, will play Warsaw at noon Saturday at the Valparaiso Regional.

In Class 2A, Westview defeated LaVille 46-32 to claim the Central Noble Sectional.

The Warriors get a tough assignment next week when they play Fort Wayne Luers in the Rochester Regional.

In 1A, perennial state power Fort Wayne Canterbury won its own sectional title, beating Bethany Christian 87-34.

Natalie Thorne and Catie Kauffman each had eight points for Bethany.

Girls Basketball

Class 4A

Penn 63, Mishawaka 31

Mishawaka — Paige Avery 4, Tagin Schultheis 5, Becca Banks 2, I.L. Nelson 2, Taylor Parmley 8, Shelby Nelson 8, Kaitlin Elsasser 2. Totals: 12 6-8 31.

Penn — Taylor Lutz 11; Jen Mater 4; Maya Solomon 6; Caroline Buhr 8; Olivia Carlton 15; Camryn Buhr 13; Kaitlyn Marenyi 2; Claire Carlton 4.Totals: 24 11-15 63.

Scoring By Quarters

Mishawaka 11 2 8 10 — 31

Penn 7 11 19 26 — 63

3-point goals: Mishawaka (1) — Schultheis; Penn (4) — O. Carlton 3, Lutz.

Total fouls: Mishawaka 16, Penn 13.

Records: Penn 19-4, Mishawaka 21-4.

Next: Penn vs. Warsaw in Class 4A Valparaiso Regional, noon Saturday.

Class 1A

FW Canterbury 87, Bethany Christian 34

Bethany — Marie Bontrager 1, Jordan Helmuth 6, Laken Richer 8, Natalie Thorne 8, Hanna Hochstetler 3, Tori Craw 0, Lynae Kaethler 0, Mallory Bontreger 0, Catie Kauffman 8, Marisa Marquez 0, Vashhiti Neff 0. Totals: 14 2-4 34.

Canterbury — Darby Maggard 20, Bailey Farley 16, Aaliyah Gaines 20, Emma Hyndman 4, Kindell Fincher 17, Carley Johnson 2, Rachel Hoagburg 3, Georgia Williams 0, Sarah Rice 0, Katherine Smith 6. Totals: 33 13-14 87.

Scoring By Quarters

Bethany Christian 11 7 14 2 — 34

FW Canterbury 24 19 28 16 — 87

3-point goals: Bethany (4) — Helmuth 2, Kauffman 2; Canterbury (8) — Maggard 3, Farley 3, Gaines, Fincher.

Rebounds: Bethany (37) — Hochstetler 9, Thorne 8; Canterbury (44) — Fincher 11.

Assists: Bethany (9) — Bontrager 5; Canterbury (20) — Maggard 5.

Turnovers: Bethany 24, Canterbury 11.

Total fouls: Bethany 14, Canterbury 8.

Records: Bethany Christian 13-10, Canterbury 20-3.

Next: Canterbury vs. West Central in Class A Caston Regional.