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Valley shoots 32% in loss at Mishawaka Marian

Perkins scores 14, B. Shepherd adds 13


BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS

Sports Editor, RTC

Boys basketball

Mishawaka Marian 64, Tippecanoe Valley 39 (Saturday): Dawson Perkins had 14 points, five rebounds and three blocks, and Braden Shepherd had 13 points and six rebounds for the visiting Vikings in a loss to Class 3A, No. 2 Mishawaka Marian Saturday.

The loss snapped Valley’s five-game winning streak, which was their longest winning streak since the 2015-16 season.

“The Vikings’ shooting woes continues again tonight and fell to No. 2-ranked Mishawaka Marian,” coach Chad Patrick said in a statement. “Valley shot 32% from the field and just 14% from 3-point range.”

The Knights also had a 35-18 rebounding advantage and outscored Valley 17-4 from the foul line.

Mishawaka Marian also won the JV game 42-20.

VALLEY (39) (9-5)

Braden Shepherd 4 2-2 13, Tayde Kiser 3 0-0 6, Nolan Cumberland 2 0-0 4, Riley Shepherd 1 0-0 2, Dawson Perkins 6 2-6 14, Dom Welk 0 0-0 0, Damion Kohler 0 0-0 0, Dylan Neese 0 0-0 0, Cooper Walls 0 0-0 0, Landon Walters 0 0-0 0

TEAM: 16 4-8 39

MISHAWAKA MARIAN (64) (14-3)

D. Sullivan 2 5-6 9, Thornton 2 2-4 6, Rhoades 5 0-0 10, Kakalia 3 5-5 11, Brooks 5 3-4 17, Price 2 0-0 5, Mishler 1 0-0 2, P. Sullivan 1 0-0 2, Maust 0 2-2 2, Crockett 0 0-0 0, Horvath 0 0-0 0, Leszcz 0 0-0 0

TEAM: 21 17-21 64

Three-point field goals:

Valley 3 (B. Shepherd 3),

Mishawaka Marian 5 (Brooks 4, Price)

Total fouls: Valley 15, Mishawaka Marian 10

Turnovers: Valley 6, Mishawaka Marian 8

Score by quarters

Valley 9 8 8 14 – 39

Mishawaka Marian 18 19 14 13 – 64


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