Prep Sports Weekend Recap: 12-5-14 through 12-7-14

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Crown Point 46, Portage 42 (Varsity)
The Lady Indians dropped a DAC game to Crown Point 46-44. Kaitlyn Steers returned to the lineup to lead the team with 14 points. Kaitlyn Shafer added 8 points and Tyeisha Hunter added 6.

La Porte 63, Valparaiso 59 (Varsity) Click here for photos from this game!
The La Porte Slicers girls basketball team got off to a hot start against the Vikings and held on to win 63-59 at Valparaiso High School. Olivia Murray led the Vikings with 18 points, followed by Grace Withrow's 17 points and Ari Gerdt's 10. The Vikings' JV team won 31-19 to advance to 6-0 on the season.

Valparaiso 58, Highland 40
The VHS girls' basketball team took home a 58-40 victory against Highland on Saturday, led by Olivia Murray's 14 points. Senior Maggie Meyer added 10 points while Ari Gerdt added nine. The Vikings' JV team won 36-26.

Boys Basketball

Portage 70, South Bend Clay 62
The boys varsity basketball team defeated South Bend Clay 70-62 to up their record to 2-1. Jordan Collazo led the Indians in scoring with 24 points followed by Canaan Cooper with 15. Shamari Lewis and Jordan Olson eac chipped in with 8 a piece.

Barr Reeve 70, Marquette Catholic 58
The Marquette Catholic boys basketball team returned to action on Saturday afternoon when they traveled to Southport High School in Indianapolis to take Barr Reeve in a rematch of the 2014 Class 1A State Championship game. The Blazers came out fast and were up double digits on the Vikings early in the game, and had a 9 point advantage heading into halftime. However, the Vikings used a 19-0 run in the second half to take a lead that they would not relinquish. Barr Reeve won 70-58. The Blazers were led by senior Ryan Fazekas who had 20 in the effort. The boys basketball team returns to action on Friday, December 12, 2014 when they travel to River Forest to take on the Ingots in Greater South Shore Conference action. JV tip off is set for 5:30pm, with Varsity to follow.

Swimming & Diving

Portage High School Boys Varsity Swimming finishes 4th place at Munster Relay
First place finishes:
400 Butterfly Relay - Jason Taylor, Jacob Breault, Noah Kitchen, Jacob Mendoza
800 Individual Medley Relay - Peyton Goetschel, Jason Taylor, Jacob Breault, Matt Extin

Next meet is Tuesday, December 9th at LaPorte High School.


Valparaiso Wrestling December Duals

1 Kankakee Valley over East Chicago Central 57-18
2 Warsaw over Noblesville 43-31
3 Valparaiso over Michigan City 61-12
4 SB Adams over Gary Westside 54-15
5 Portage over Boone Grove 82-0

1 Kankakee Valley over Michigan City 42-39
2 Noblesville over Gary Westside 72-6
3 Valparaiso over SB Adams 63-15
4 East Chicago Central over Boone Grove 52-18
5 Portage over Warsaw 42-33

1 Michigan City over SB Adams 47-35
2 East Chicago Central over Gary Westside 51-12
3 Valparaiso over Boone Grove 81-0
4 Warsaw over Kankakee Valley 42-30
5 Noblesville over Portage 43-32

1 Michigan City over Boone Grove 60-9
2 Kankakee Valley over Gary Westside 60-15
3 Valparaiso over Noblesville 42-31
4 Warsaw over SB Adams 54-21
5 Portage over East Chicago Central 65-18

1 Noblesville over Michigan City 48-33
2 SB Adams over Boone Grove 60-9
3 Valparaiso over East Chicago Central 69-12
4 Warsaw over Gary Westside 63-3
5 Portage over Kankakee Valley 49-21