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Winamac girls bball briefs: Despite Smith’s 9 points, 15 reb, Lady Warriors fall to Plymouth in 2 OT

BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS

Sports Editor, RTC

Girls basketball

Plymouth 47, Winamac 41 (final, 2 OT, Tuesday): Maggie Smith scored nine points, grabbed 15 rebounds and dished out four assists, and Alyssa Villanueva also scored nine points for Winamac in a loss to host Plymouth in two overtimes Tuesday.

Kingsley Kroft added eight points, Kaya Campbell had six, and Aubrey Gearhart had five.

Lindsay Janus and Clare Sheedy had 12 points each for Plymouth.

Winamac led 23-18 at halftime. The game was tied at 36 after regulation and 38 after the first overtime.

This was Winamac’s first overtime game since a 58-56 win over North White in November 2015. This was Winamac’s first multiple-overtime game since a 58-55 win over Rochester on Nov. 27, 2010.

Winamac lost to Plymouth for the third straight year.

WINAMAC (41) (10-6)

Aubrey Gearhart 2 1-4 5, Kingsley Kroft 2 4-6 8, Ella Gearhart 0 2-2 2, Alyssa Villanueva 3 3-3 9, Maggie Smith (No. 5) 3 2-2 9, Kaya Campbell 2 2-3 6, Maggie Smith (No. 24) 1 0-0 2

TEAM: 13 14-20 41

PLYMOUTH (47) (9-8)

Cook 0 2-2 2, Janus 4 4-6 12, Delp 1 7-9 9, Gault 2 1-4 6, Dragani 1 1-2 4, DeJarnatt 1 0-0 2, Sheedy 5 2-2 12

TEAM: 14 17-25 47

Three-point field goals:

Winamac 1 (Maggie Smith (No. 5)),

Plymouth 2 (Dragani, Gault)

Total fouls: Winamac 18, Plymouth 16

Fouled out: Maggie Smith (No. 5) (WIN)

Score by quarters

Winamac 9 14 9 4 2 3 – 41

Plymouth 12 6 10 8 2 9 – 47

John Glenn 58, Winamac 28 (Saturday): Aubrey Gearhart scored nine points, and Piper Link added eight, all in the fourth quarter, for the host Lady Warriors in a loss to John Glenn Saturday.

Reserve freshman guard Maggie Smith had five points.

Senior post player Maggie Smith had a team-high 11 rebounds.

John Glenn led 17-5 at halftime.

JOHN GLENN (58) (10-6)

Fansler 1 1-2 3, Gusella 0 0-0 0, Hayden 0 2-2 2, Romer 4 3-4 14, E. Lang 0 0-0 0, S. Lang 5 5-5 16, Nusbaum 0 0-0 0, Yelaska 5 2-2 14, Hooten 4 1-1 9

TEAM: 19 14-16 58

WINAMAC (28) (10-5)

Piper Link 3 0-0 8, Aubrey Gearhart 4 1-2 9, Ella Gearhart 1 0-2 2, Kaya Campbell 0 0-0 0, Maggie Smith (No. 5) 1 0-0 2, Olivia Link 0 0-0 0, Lily Bennett 0 0-0 0, Chloe Rausch 0 0-0 0, Maggie Smith (No. 24) 1 2-2 5, Hailey Attinger 0 2-2 2

TEAM: 10 5-8 28

Three-point field goals:

John Glenn 6 (Romer 3, Yelaska 2, S. Lang),

Winamac 3 (P. Link 2, Maggie Smith (No. 24))

Total fouls: John Glenn 10, Winamac 12

Score by quarters

John Glenn 13 4 21 20 – 58

Winamac 0 5 7 16 – 28

Winamac 31, LaVille 17 (Jan. 14): Aubrey Gearhart scored 13 points, and Kaya Campbell added 11, and the Winamac defense held LaVille scoreless in the fourth quarter in a Hoosier North home win Jan. 14.

Senior post player Maggie Smith had a team-high 14 rebounds and 10 blocks. Smith’s 10 blocks marked a new single-game school record.

Gearhart and Campbell combined for 14 points in the first half as Winamac took a 16-10 halftime lead.

Winamac made more free throws (11) than LaVille attempted (6).

Winamac improved to 10-4 overall and 3-2 in the Hoosier North.

LAVILLE (17) (2-7, 0-2)

Rock 1 0-2 2, Kwiatkowski 0 0-0 0, Edison 0 2-4 2, Aschenbrenner 1 0-0 3, Watts 1 0-0 2, Sherk 2 0-0 4, Medors 2 0-0 4

TEAM: 7 2-6 17

WINAMAC (31) (10-4, 3-2)

Piper Link 0 0-0 0, Aubrey Gearhart 5 3-6 13, Ella Gearhart 2 1-5 5, Kaya Campbell 2 5-7 11, Chloe Rausch 0 0-0 0, Maggie Smith (No. 5) 0 2-2 2, Olivia Link 0 0-0 0, Lily Bennett 0 0-0 0, Maggie Smith (No. 24) 0 0-0 0, Hailey Attinger 0 0-0 0

TEAM: 9 11-20 31

Three-point field goals:

LaVille 1 (Aschenbrenner),

Winamac 2 (Campbell 2)

Total fouls: LaVille 16, Winamac 7

Score by quarters

LaVille 5 5 7 0 – 17

Winamac 5 11 4 11 – 31

Winamac 36, Triton 35 (Jan. 12): Kingsley Kroft knocked down six 3-pointers and scored 18 points, and Maggie Smith hit the go-ahead jumper with 2:18 left to lift Winamac to a Hoosier North home win over Triton Jan. 12.

Kroft and Smith combined to score all 10 Winamac points in the fourth quarter. They were the only Winamac players with multiple field goals.

Taren Yates, Lexia Hostrawser and Addyson Viers scored nine points each for Triton. Abbey Viers added eight.

Triton led 22-13 at halftime and 30-26 after three quarters.

Winamac made more free throws (9) than Triton attempted (3).

TRITON (35) (5-10, 1-5)

Yates 4 0-0 9, Groves 0 0-0 0, Atkins 0 0-0 0, Abbey Viers 3 1-2 8, Hostrawser 4 0-0 9, Addyson Viers 4 1-1 9, Doll 0 0-0 0

TEAM: 15 2-3 35

WINAMAC (36) (9-4, 2-2)

Aubrey Gearhart 1 3-5 5, Kingsley Kroft 6 0-0 18, Alyssa Villanueva 0 1-2 1, Ella Gearhart 0 2-3 2, Maggie Smith (No. 5) 2 2-2 7, Kaya Campbell 1 1-2 3

Kingsley Kroft

TEAM: 10 9-14 36

Three-point field goals:

Triton 3 (Yates, Abbey Viers, Hostrawser),

Winamac 7 (Kroft 6, Maggie Smith (No. 5))

Total fouls: Triton 13, Winamac 6

Fouled out: Abbey Viers (TRI)

Score by quarters

Triton 13 9 8 5 – 35

Winamac 6 7 13 10 – 36

Knox 51, Winamac 22 (Jan. 8): Senior post player Maggie Smith had seven points, 10 rebounds and three blocks, but the Lady Warriors suffered a Hoosier North road loss to Knox Jan. 8.

Kingsley Kroft hit a pair of 3-pointers in the second half and had six.

Remi Jordan had 17, Felicity Olejniczak had 13, and Megan Bolen had 12 for Knox.

Knox led 14-6 at halftime and extended the lead to 41-14 after three quarters.

WINAMAC (22) (8-4, 1-2)

Aubrey Gearhart 1 0-0 2, Kingsley Kroft 2 0-0 6, Ella Gearhart 1 1-2 3, Alyssa Villanueva 1 0-0 2, Maggie Smith (No. 5) 3 1-1 7, Piper Link 0 2-2 2, Kaya Campbell 0 0-0 0, Lily Bennett 0 0-0 0, Chloe Rausch 0 0-0 0, Maggie Smith (No. 24) 0 0-1 0, Hailey Attinger 0 0-0 0

TEAM: 8 4-6 22

KNOX (51) (16-2, 4-0)

Messer 1 0-3 3, Bolen 5 2-4 12, Olejniczak 5 0-0 13, Minix 1 0-0 2, Jordan 5 7-8 17, Downs 0 0-0 0, Korcha 0 0-0 0, Moss 1 1-2 4, Fairchild 0 0-0 0, Eskridge 0 0-0 0

TEAM: 18 10-17 51

Three-point field goals:

Winamac 2 (Kroft 2),

Knox 5 (Olejniczak 3, Messer, Moss)

Total fouls: Winamac 14, Knox 14

Score by quarters

Winamac 4 2 8 8 – 22

Knox 7 7 27 10 – 51


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