Sage shines as Elkhart Christian downs Mishawaka in boys basketball

Weston Sage

ELKHART — Weston Sage scored 14 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked four shots as Elkhart Christian downed visiting Mishawaka 50-46 in boys basketball Monday.

The Eagles (3-2) soared to a 15-3 lead through one quarter. The Cavemen closed to within 36-35 entering the fourth quarter, before ECA finished off the win.

Ryan Charles added 12 points for the Class 1A hosts, who ended an eight-game skid against 4A opponents. Their last such wins came three seasons ago, when they won three such games.

 

ELKHART CHRISTIAN 50, MISHAWAKA 46

Mishawaka: John Binion 17, Lucas Shively 11, Tre Sean Jefferies 10, Samuel Shively 5, Devin Wakes 2, Kenny Meinefield 1.

ECA: Weston Sage 14, Ryan Charles 12, Tyler Litwiller 7, Jon Burns 6, Gabe Arter 5, Jakob Maxwell 4, Jonah Jara Wallick 2.

Scoring By Quarters

Mishawaka`3`19`13`11`—`46

ECA`15`9`12`14`—`50

Rebounds: ECA (25) - Sage 9, Litwiller 5.

Assists: ECA (10) - Burns 4.

Steals: ECA (11) - Maxwell 4, Litwiller 3.

Records: ECA 3-2, Mishawaka 1-4.

JV score: Mishawaka 45, ECA 33. Top scorers: ECA - Trent Kercher 12, Jackson Klahr 7, Desmond Wilkins-Maxwell 7.

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