Apax cruise in sectional opener
The Wabash defense was up for the task as they dominated Winamac, 48-15, in the semifinals of the Class 2A Rochester Sectional Saturday night, March 4. 
Postponed a night due to poor weather on Friday, March 3, the Apaches held the Warriors to three first-quarter points and shut out Winamac, 15-0, in the third quarter to earn a spot in the championship game Monday night, March 6. 
Wabash led the game, 14-3, after the first quarter and took a 23-8 lead at halftime. 
The Apaches smothered the Warriors in the third-quarter shutout, and finished with the 33-point win.
Grant Ford led Wabash with 11 points – nine of them on 3-pointers – three rebounds, and two steals, followed by Kaden Vogel with eight points, eight rebounds, three assists, and two steals, Izaak Wright with seven points, six rebounds, three assists, and two steals, Trevor Daughtry with six points, three assists, and three steals, Kolton Wilson with six points, two rebounds, and one assist, Collin Price with four points and three rebounds, Alex Dinkins four points and three rebounds, and Antonio Grant with two points and two assists. Dave Ford added two rebounds and one assist on the night. 
The win put the Apaches in the championship game against Lewis-Cass. The game was played after The Paper of Wabash County press deadline. Look for results on the paper’s Facebook page and for a full story in the March 15 issue. 
The winner of the championship game moves on to a one-game regional this Saturday, March 11, at North Judson-San Pierre against the hosts Bluejays (23-3) at 1 p.m.
Posted on 2023 Mar 07