Lady Apaches fall to Oak Hill


Girls basketball

Oak Hill took control of its girls basketball game against Wabash and cruised to a 40-21 win over the Apaches Tuesday, Dec. 17.

Oak Hill led 8-2 after the first quarter and 27-9 at halftime.

Alivia Short and Mariah Wyatt each had six points, while Madison Lutz added four, Linda Codres had three, and Maya Benysh added two.

Oak Hill won the JV game 41-25.

Brook Westendorf led Wabash with six points, followed by Hannah Layne with five points, Kasey Long and Emma Tracy with four points each, and Ashley Province and Jade Stumpo with three points each.


The Wabash swim team defeated Adams Central Tuesday, Dec. 17.

Seth Blossom won the 200 free and the 500 free while Kevin Miller and Jack Jacoby each had personal bests in the 50 free. Zach Reed took first in diving.


The Apache wrestling team lost to Oak Hill 51-21 Tuesday, Dec. 17.

Winning matches for the Wabash were Jared Brooks, Braden Brooks, Grant Carandante and Chad Wyatt, Jr.



Manchester's wrestling team improved to 11-2 with a win over Lewis Cass.

Winning by pin for the Squires were Brock Casper (113), Haley Clifford (120), Elijah Burlingame (132), Dylan Stroud (138), Dominic Lincoln (145), Jacob Caudill (170), Trevor Dill (220) and Bryce Kamphues (285).

Winning by decision were Zach France (152) 6-1, Jordan Ayers (160) 14-9, and Ashton Moore (195) 19-4.

JV winners were AJ Fortman (145) and Gavin Mize (182).

“The entire team wrestled very well, only losing two varsity matches,” Manchester coach Byron Sweet said.

Girls basketball

The Squire girls basketball team fell behind early and weren't able to get back into the game in a 43-27 loss to Bishop Luers

Tuesday, Dec. 17.

The Knights led 11-5 after the first quarter and 27-12 at halftime.

Ainlsey West led Manchester with eight points, followed by Beletu Stouts with six points, Morgan Parrett with four points ans seven rebounds, and Ranissa Shambarger with four points and six rebounds.

Mackenzie Day had two points and seven rebounds, Emma Garriott had two points and one rebound, Kiera Hatfield had one point and six rebounds, and Makenzy Meyer had five rebounds.

The JV team lost to Bishop Luers 36-24.

Luers used a 13-3 third quarter to take control of the game.

Olivia Auler had nine points, seven steals, seven rebounds and three blocks, Chaynee Tennant had eight points and five rebounds, and Keilan Creager had five points, four rebounds and four steals.


Boys basketball

Clayton Tomlinson's 17 point, seven assist, six rebound performance helped the Northfield boys basketball team beat Southern Wells on the road 56-53 Tuesday, Dec. 17.

Graydon Holmes scored 10 of his 15 points in the third quarter to help the Norse take control of the game. He added eight rebounds to his totals. Jordan Peas, Kaleb Krom and Jarret Shafer each had six points, while Paul Treska had six points and Dillon Tomlinson had two points.

The JV team defeated Southern Wells with Eli Kroh had 10 points and Jaxton Peas added seven points.



The Southwood wrestling team fell to Tippecanoe Valley 64-18 Tuesday, Dec. 17.

Winning for the Knights were Jackson Taylor (120) with a win by pin in 2:44, Elijah Staggs (132) with a pin at 2:10, and Isaac King (152) with a pin at 1:34.

Devin Danzy (138) won the only JV match with a pin in 5:33.

Girls basketball

The Southwood girls basketball team lost a 46-30 decision to Bluffton 46-30 Tuesday, Dec. 17.

Sydney Helfin led the Knights with 10 points and two rebounds, Ashley Smith with nine points and four rebounds, and Sierra Stout with four points and four rebounds.

Ella Haupert had four points and two rebounds, Erin Lehner had two points, four assists and three steals, Kenna Pace had one point and two rebounds, and Maggie Ball had two rebounds.

The JV team lost to Bluffton 39-30.

Bailey Wyatt led the Knights with eight points and six rebounds, Alaina Winter with six points and three rebounds, Ella Haupert with five points and Rylee Barney with four points and two rebounds.

Posted on 2019 Dec 23