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Winamac boys put 3 in double figures, improve to 1-1 in Hoosier North

Warriors finish in 7th at Red and Blue Classic


BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS

Sports Editor, RTC

Boys basketball

Winamac 54, Culver 40 (Saturday): Carson Bennett scored eight of his team-high 14 points in the first quarter, and Russell Compton and Jaden Terry also scored in double figures for Winamac in a home win over Culver Saturday.

Compton had a pair of 3-point plays in the third quarter and had 11. Terry scored eight of his 10 in the second quarters.

Seven different Winamac players scored.

Owen Clingler scored a game-high 18 for the Cavaliers (2-3, 0-1 Hoosier North), who were playing for the first time since Dec. 8.

Cam Minix hit a pair of 3-pointers and had eight.

Culver made six 3-pointers as compared to Winamac’s one, but Winamac made nine of 11 foul shots while Culver made just six of 13.

Winamac led 30-24 at halftime.

Winamac (2-3, 1-1) beat Culver for the seventh straight year.

CULVER (40) (2-3, 0-1)

Cam Minix 3 0-0 8, Emiliano Ortiz 2 0-1 5, Jalen King 0 0-0 0, Braxton Conley 3 1-6 7, Auston Zehner 1 0-0 2, Ethan Keller 0 0-0 0, Owen Clingler 5 5-6 18, Shane Shuman 0 0-0 0, Dalton Powell 0 0-0 0, Marquez Anderson 0 0-0 0

TEAM: 14 6-13 40

WINAMAC (54) (2-3, 1-1)

Trent Fox 2 2-2 7, Russell Compton 4 3-4 11, Jaden Terry 5 0-0 10, Carson Bennett 6 2-2 14, Beau Brandt 1 2-2 4, Ryan Gregor 2 0-0 4, Matt Swartzell 2 0-0 4, John Malchow 0 0-0 0

TEAM: 22 9-11 54

Three-point field goals:

Culver 6 (Clingler 3, Minix 2, Ortiz),

Winamac 1 (Fox)

Total fouls: Culver 16, Winamac 17

Fouled out: Brandt (WIN)

Score by quarters

Culver 11 13 10 6 40

Winamac 12 18 11 13 54

Winamac 56, South Bend Career Academy 43 (Wednesday): Russell Compton scored 11 of his 15 points in the second half for Winamac in a win over South Bend Career Academy in the seventh-place game of the Red and Blue Classic at Hebron Saturday.

Carson Bennett added 13, and he outscored the entire South Bend Career Academy team 10-7 in the third quarter.

Tyvon Henry led the Trailblazers (1-5) with 20 points.

Winamac improved to 1-3. Marquette Catholic won the tournament with a win over Hebron.

SOUTH BEND CAREER ACADEMY (43) (1-5)

Carouthers 3 3-4 10, Henry 4 11-13 20, Kirk 0 2-2 2, Kenny 1 1-2 4, Haddad 0 1-3 1, Clark 1 1-4 3, Winston 1 1-2 3

TEAM: 10 20-30 43

WINAMAC (56) (1-3)

Ryan Gregor 0 0-0 0, Trent Fox 2 0-0 6, Russell Compton 6 3-7 15, Carson Bennett 5 3-4 13, Beau Brandt 4 1-1 9, Jaden Terry 1 0-0 2, Matt Swartzell 1 1-2 4, Alex Stark 1 0-0 2, John Malchow 2 0-0 4, Jayse Bentle 0 0-0 0, Sawyer DePoy 0 0-0 0, Logan Schultz 0 1-2 1, Wyatt Wheeler 0 0-0 0

TEAM: 22 9-16 56

Three-point field goals:

South Bend Career Academy 3 (Carouthers, Henry, Kenny),

Winamac 3 (Fox 2, Swartzell)

Total fouls: South Bend Career Academy 17, Winamac 23

Fouled out: Kenny (SBCA), Clark (SBCA)

Turnovers: South Bend Career Academy 12, Winamac 15

Score by quarters

SB Career Academy 5 13 7 18 43

Winamac 12 9 22 13 56

Lake Station 65, Winamac 57 (Dec. 29): Russell Compton scored 21 points,, Beau Brandt had 14, and Carson Bennett had 12, but Winamac lost to Lake Station in a Red and Blue Classic consolation round game at Boone Grove Tuesday.

Lake Station hit eight 3-pointers and outscored Winamac 17-9 from the foul line.

Lake Station led 38-28 at halftime.

WINAMAC (57) (0-3)

Trent Fox 2 0-0 6, Russell Compton 9 2-2 21, Carson Bennett 6 0-6 12, Matt Swartzell 0 2-2 2, Beau Brandt 4 5-6 14, Ryan Gregor 0 0-0 0, Alex Stark 1 0-2 2, John Malchow 0 0-0 0, Logan Schultz 0 0-0 0

TEAM: 22 9-18 57

LAKE STATION (65) (5-3)

Fragoso 1 4-4 6, Sleziak 2 0-0 6, Miller 5 9-12 21, Eastland 1 0-0 3, Guerra 4 3-6 12, Turks 0 0-0 0, Muhammad 0 0-0 0, Tidwell 7 1-2 17, Houston 0 0-0 0, Mosley 0 0-0 0

TEAM: 20 17-24 65

Three-point field goals:

Winamac 4 (Fox 2, Compton, Brandt),

Lake Station 8 (Sleziak 2, Miller 2, Tidwell 2, Eastland, Guerra)

Total fouls: Winamac 19, Lake Station 17

Score by quarters

Winamac 14 14 18 11 57

Lake Station 19 19 12 15 65

Marquette Catholic 55, Winamac 37 (Dec. 29): Beau Brandt led Winamac with seven points in a loss to Marquette Catholic at Boone Grove in the first round of the Red and Blue Classic Dec. 29.

Carson Bennett and Russell Compton had six each, and Ryan Gregor had five.

Kaden Manna led Marquette Catholic with 21 points.

This was the teams’ first meeting since Marquette Catholic eliminated Winamac from the 2019 sectional.

Marquette Catholic outscored Winamac 27-7 in the second quarter and led 33-15 at halftime.

WINAMAC (37) (0-2)

Trent Fox 1 2-2 4, Russell Compton 2 2-2 6, Carson Bennett 3 0-2 6, Matt Swartzell 1 0-0 2, Beau Brandt 1 5-8 7, Ryan Gregor 2 0-0 5, Alex Stark 2 0-0 4, John Malchow 0 0-0 0, Jayse Bentle 0 0-0 0, Sawyer DePoy 0 1-2 1, Logan Schultz 1 0-0 2, Wyatt Wheeler 0 0-0 0

TEAM: 13 10-16 37

MARQUETTE CATHOLIC (55) (5-3)

Harris 5 0-0 10, Manna 9 3-4 21, Brooks 2 0-0 4, Best 0 0-0 0, Lewis 2 1-6 7, Balling 3 3-3 9, Johnson 0 0-0 0, Bakota 0 0-0 0, Welch 0 0-0 0, Kobe 1 0-0 2, Kellom 1 0-0 2

TEAM: 23 7-13 55

Three-point field goals:

Winamac 1 (Gregor),

Marquette Catholic 2 (Lewis 2)

Total fouls: Winamac 14, Marquette Catholic 16

Turnovers: Winamac 17, Marquette Catholic 15

Score by quarters

Winamac 8 7 8 14 37

Marquette Catholic 6 27 10 12 55



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