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Scales makes 20 FTs in Lady Comet win over Northfield

Smith scores 21, but Comets fall to Rossville


BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS

Sports Editor, RTC

Girls basketball

Caston 52, Northfield 41 (Thursday): Freshman point guard Isabel Scales scored 15 of her game-high 22 points in the fourth quarter to lead the host Lady Comets past Northfield Thursday.

Maddi Smith added 11 points.

Scales made 20 of 30 free throws, including 13 for 19 in the fourth quarter. Her lone field

Isabel Scales

goal also came in the fourth quarter. Scales scored as many points as the entire Northfield team in the fourth quarter.

Smith went 5 for 5 from the line. Caston outscored Northfield, a defending Class 1A sectional champion, 27-4 from the line.

Emma Hoover had 13 points, and Kyra Kennedy added 12 for Northfield.

The game was a late addition to the schedule after North Judson was forced to postpone their game with Caston due to coronavirus concerns.

Caston led 23-16 at halftime.

Northfield won the JV game 50-26. Emma Kay led Caston with 13 points. Macee Hinderlider had four, and Alexa Finke, Kinzie Mollenkopf and Annie Harsh had three each. Mollenkopf also had four rebounds.

NORTHFIELD (41) (3-4)

Rosen 0 0-0 0, Dale 0 0-0 0, Krom 0 0-0 0, Hoover 5 0-0 13, Kennedy 5 2-2 12, Baker 3 0-2 6, Baer 3 0-1 6, Stout 1 2-2 4

TEAM: 17 4-7 41

CASTON (52) (7-2)

Isabel Scales 1 20-30 22, Addison Zimpleman 2 2-2 6, Bailey Harness 2 0-0 4, Maddi Smith 3 5-5 11, Jordan Clingler 3 0-0 6, Kinzie Mollenkopf 0 0-0 0, Layne Oliver 0 0-0 0, Brianna Yarber 0 0-0 0, Abby Williamson 1 0-0 3

TEAM: 12 27-37 52

Three-point field goals:

Northfield 3 (Hoover 3),

Caston 1 (Williamson)

Total fouls: Northfield 24, Caston 10

Fouled out: Baker (NF)

Score by quarters

Northfield 6 10 10 15 41

Caston 12 11 8 21 52

Caston JV wins Cass County Invite: The Caston JV girls basketball team won the Cass County Invitational for the second straight year with a 34-27 win over host Logansport on Dec. 5.

Emma Kay scored 13 points, and Mikayla Kinser had 10 points and eight rebounds. Macee Hinderlider had six points, and Alexa Finke added five.

Caston led 23-15 at halftime.

Boys basketball

Rossville 83, Caston 45 (Saturday): Sam Smith scored 21 points, and Kade Zeider hit three 3-pointers and added 11, but the visiting Comets (1-4) fell to Rossville Saturday.

Luke Meek led four players in double figures with 28 for the Hornets (4-1).

Rossville led 40-22 at halftime.

Rossville, the defending Class 2A, Sectional 38 champions, was a late addition to the Caston schedule after a game against Frontier was postponed.

CASTON (45) (1-4)

Kade Zeider 4 0-1 11, Bryce Rudicel 1 3-8 5, Jacob Paschen 1 4-4 6, Jessie Rock-Wolf 1 0-1 2, Sam Smith 7 7-10 21, Colby Pugh 0 0-0 0, Kobi Martindale 0 0-0 0, Carter See 0 0-4 0, Jackson Rentschler 0 0-0 0, Garrison Hickle 0 0-0 0

TEAM: 14 14-28 45

ROSSVILLE (83) (4-1)

Shaw 7 0-0 16, Meek 7 12-16 28, Douglas 3 5-8 11, Jesse Cornell 3 3-4 9, Kaden Deal Real 4 0-0 11, Kaleb Del Real 2 0-0 4, Bray 1 2-2 4, Geheb 0 0-0 0, Jameson Cornell 0 0-0 0, Meeks 0 0-0 0

TEAM: 27 22-30 83

Three-point field goals:

Caston 3 (Zeider 3),

Rossville 7 (Kaden Del Real 3, Shaw 2, Meek 2)

Total fouls: Caston 24, Rossville 23

Fouled out: Jesse Cornell (RV), Kaleb Del Real (RV)

Score by quarters

Caston 16 6 10 13 45

Rossville 19 21 24 19 83

Logansport 48, Caston 33 (Dec. 4): Kade Zeider scored 13 points for Caston in a loss to Logansport at the Berry Bowl in the championship game of the Cass County Invitational Dec. 4.

Colby Pugh and Sam Smith had seven points each, and Bryce Rudicel had six.

Logansport led 25-12 at halftime.

Caston has not won the Cass County Invitational since 2004.

LOGANSPORT (48) (2-1)

Pearson 7 2-2 17, Lange 3 0-0 9, Long 0 1-5 1, Crook 1 3-6 5, Davis 0 2-2 2, Perez 0 0-0 0, Mock 0 0-0 0, Plantz 0 0-0 0, Barron 4 0-0 8, Dierrefield 2 0-0 6

TEAM: 17 8-15 48

CASTON (33) (1-2)

Kade Zeider 5 0-0 13, Bryce Rudicel 3 0-0 6, Jake Paschen 0 0-0 0, Jessie Rock-Wolf 0 0-0 0, Sam Smith 3 1-5 7, Colby Pugh 3 0-0 7, Kobi Martindale 0 0-0 0, Carter See 0 0-0 0, Evan Howard 0 0-0 0

TEAM: 14 1-5 33

Three-point field goals:

Logansport 6 (Lange 3, Dierrefield 2, Pearson),

Caston 4 (Zeider 3, Pugh)

Total fouls: Logansport 12, Caston 15

Score by quarters

Logansport 14 11 10 13 48

Caston 6 6 12 9 33

Wrestling

Knox 65, Caston 6 (Dec. 8): Caston lost a dual meet to host and conference rival Knox Dec. 8.

“We didn’t wrestle up to our potential tonight,” Caston coach Mark Evans said. “Levi Martin and Pete DuVall both wrestled really well. I’m really proud of their performances.”


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