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Wabash boys open season with win

Wabash junior Dereck Vogel looks for a passing lane against Oak Hill on Wednesday, Nov. 21. The Apaches defeated the visiting Golden Eagles 53-43, in the season opener. Photo by Joseph Slacian. 

By The Paper Staff

The Wabash boys basketball squad opened the 2018-19 season with a 53-43 victory over Class 2A No. 3-ranked Oak Hill Golden Eagles on Wednesday, Nov. 21
Trenton Daughtry led the way for the Apaches with 19 points and six assists.
Elijah Vander Velden finished with 10 points and five rebounds, and Logan Vander Velden added eight points, eight rebounds and four assists.
Wabash returned to action Saturday, Nov. 24 and fell at Madison-Grant, 73-70, in overtime.
The Apaches battled back from a 40-28 halftime deficit, but came up short in overtime.
Daughtry again led Wabash with 24 points, six rebounds, three steals and three assists. Logan Vander Velden added 23 points, six rebounds and four steals, and Blake Gribben chipped in with nine points and eight rebounds.
Squires top Oak Hill
Manchester’s boys basketball squad opened the season with a 61-49 win over Oak Hill on Saturday, Nov. 24.
Kam Lester led the Squires with 12 points, and Thane Creager added 11 points.
Brayden Casper added nine points in the victory, while Weston Hamby, Caleb Stout and Austin Underwood each scored six points.
Knights drop opener
Southwood's boys basketball teams were edged by Wapahani, 74-71, in the opening game of the season on Tuesday, Nov. 20.
Carson rich led Southwood with 30 points. Dallas Holmes had 19 and Gabe Lloyd added 11.
Lady Norse top Peru
Northfield’s girls basketball squad dominated Peru, picking up an 81-40 win on Monday, Nov. 19.
Ariel Dale led the Lady Norse with 19 points. Kelcie Thomson added 15 points, Kyra Kennedy finished with 14 points and Addi Baker contributed 13 points.
Lady Apaches top M-G
Wabash’s girls basketball team improved to 3-3 on the season with a 43-26 win at Madison-Grant on Saturday, Nov. 24
The Lady Apaches jumped out to a 20-4 lead and never looked back.
Wabash was led by Mariah Wyatt with 12 points, while Hope Unger and Alivia Short both chipped in with 10 points apiece.
Lady Apache swimmers fall
Wabash’s girls swimming team was defeated by Pioneer, 103-77 on Monday, Nov. 19.
Winners included the 200 medley relay team of Mallory Hipskind, Becca Bruss, Lacy Crist and Chasity Honeycutt.
Bruss, Honeycutt and Hipskind combined with Olivia Lindsay to win the 200 freestyle relay.
Bruss was a double winner in the individual events, taking top honors in the 200 individual medley and 100 breast stroke.
Grace Schoening was also victorious in the 500 freestyle.
Norse wrestlers lose
The Northfield wrestling team lost to Oak Hill squad, 78-3, on Tuesday, Nov. 20.
Manchester wrestlers win
The Manchester Squires wrestling team opened the season with a 47-28 win over Peru.
Squires winning by fall were:
132 Dylan Stroud
152 Johnny England
170 Delton Moore
182 Trescott Duffy
195 Ashton Moore
220 Joseph Irons
285 Bryce Kamphues
Squires Winners by Decision:
106 Ethan McWilliams wins 6-5
145 Kevin Morales wins 8-1
Maconaquah downs Apaches
Wabash's wrestling team lost to Maconaquah, 44-34, on Tuesday, Nov. 20.
Individual results were:
152 - Traydon Goodwin (W) over Colin Deckard (M) 11-3 Major Decision
160 - Jared Blake (M) over Grant Carandante (W) by fall 1:26
170 - Carter Little (M) over Justin Heckman (W) by fall 1:08
182 - Lane Wagner (M) over Blake Wiser (W) by fall 1:06
195 - Paxton Kintner (M) over Tyler Richardson (W) by fall 2:35
220 - Collin Silvers (M) over Justin Samons (W) by fall 4:36
HWT - Grant Warmuth (W) over Alex Reigenson (M) by fall 5:09
106 - Jared Brooks (W) over Blake Kinney (M) by fall 3:18
113 - Tyler Stapleton (M) over RJ Steg (W) by technical fall 17-1
120 - Ethan Higgins (W) over Brady Floyd (M) Injury Default
126 - Braden Brooks (W) over Corey Bockover (M) by fall :49
132 - Robert Barnett (W) over Nathaniel Myers (M) by 1:24
138 - Zach Bullock (M) over Anthony Long (W) 8-3 decision
145 - Aaron McKinley (M) over Brayden Sickafus (W) by fall 1:39
NF to host cancer night
The Northfield and Manchester girls basketball squads are teaming up to support two families in the Manchester community in their battle against cancer.
The squads will have a cancer night on Dec. 1 at Northfield High School. The JV game tips off at 6:15 p.m. and the varsity contest will follow.
Those interested in being a sponsor for the event are encouraged to contact Melissa Allen at 260-571-4254.
T-shirts are available for order and can be picked up at the game that evening. Orders must be placed by Friday, Nov. 23.
 

Posted on 2018 Nov 27