KOPSEA’S KORNER – 2023-24 HOOPS – VOLUME 12

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SENSATIONAL SEVEN

  1. Riley (19-4): Ayden Kent’s 13 points in a 66-55 win over Adams lifted the Wildcats to a share of the Northern Indiana Conference title.
  2. Northridge (17-4): Brady Scholl managed 19 points in the Raiders’ 66-40 win against Columbia City.
  3. Concord (16-3): Braeden Messenger poured in 24 points in the Minutemen’s 51-32 win against Clay.
  4. Warsaw (16-5): Robbie Finlinson’s 10 points helped the Tigers rally for a 63-59 win at Hammond Morton.
  5. Penn (15-5): Trey Miller came up with 16 points in the Kingsmen’s 55-49 win over Elkhart.
  6. Mishawaka (15-6): Landon Johns ended with five points in the Cavemen’s 54-51 loss to Wawasee.
  7. Marian (14-8): Deuce Owens finished with 18 points as the Knights claimed their 10th straight win with a 53-46 decision over Jimtown.

HONORABLE MENTION

Clay (11-10): Brad Hicks accounted for 17 points as the Colonials downed New Prairie, 70-38, in their final home game.

Glenn (10-11): Carson Krueger totaled 13 points in the Falcons’ 49-37 win over Knox.

Jimtown (11-10): Jackson Clopton accounted for 10 points in the Jimmies’ 47-38 win over Glenn.

NorthWood (13-8): Owen Roeder’s six points were not enough in the defending Class 3A state champion Panthers’ 43-32 loss to No. 9 and defending Class 2A state champion Fort Wayne Blackhawk.

Saint Joseph (14-8): Nick Shrewsberry connected on four three-pointers in the second half of Saint Joe’s 93-59 win at Washington.

MAKING WAVES

Bremen (8-12): Ty Graverson’s career-high 24 points in a 49-36 win over Glenn helped the Lions snap a four-game losing streak.

Goshen (8-12): Levi Sawatzky notched 19 points in the RedHawks’ 50-47 win over Westview.

Plymouth (8-13): Trenton Van Duyne registered 16 points in the Pilgrims’ 55-44 win against No. 8 (Class 1A) Triton.

Washington (9-11): Da’Kori Parker netted 19 points in the Panthers’ 77-60 win over LaLumiere Blue.

Wawasee (7-14): Myles Everingham accounted for six points for the Warriors against Mishawaka.

HELP WANTED

Adams (8-13): KJ Johnston added 10 points for the Eagles against Riley.

Elkhart (3-17): Frankie Willis registered 11 points for the Lions against Penn.

New Prairie (4-18): Devan Kalicki had eight points for the Cougars against Clay.

GAMES TO WATCH

Concord (16-3) at Glenn (10-11) (Tuesday): The Falcons have won three of the previous five meetings against Concord.

Fairfield (17-4) at Northridge (17-4) (Tuesday): The Falcons are trying to stop a four-game losing streak to Northridge.

Jimtown (11-10) at Argos (10-10) (Tuesday): The Jimmies have taken six of the last 10 contests with Argos.

Penn (15-5) at Mishawaka (15-6) (Tuesday): The Cavemen have dropped six straight games against Penn.

Warsaw (16-5) at Tippecanoe Valley (14-7) (Tuesday): The Tigers have captured seven of the previous 10 matchups with Tippecanoe Valley.

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