Prep For Regionals, Indian Basketball

Story By: Dalton Bishop, TribeSportsNetwork

The Mississinewa Indians Football team travels to Greenwood tomorrow afternoon for the IHSAA Class 4A Regional Championship. The Woodsmen come in 10-2 on the season with a win over Mooresville 59-32. Meanwhile, Mississinewa comes in off of a win to Western 41-39. Both teams are 10-2 on the season. The prediction by John Harrell has the Woodsmen defeating the Indians 38-28. With that being said the Indians feel like that just gives them something to prove. Screen Shot 2017-11-09 at 8.44.56 AM.png

The Lady Indian Basketball team fell to Wabash last night by a final score of 58-48. The Lady Indians had 24 turnovers and 9 missed free throws making that the difference in the game. The Indians were led offensively by Senior Erika Foy with 17 points and 17 rebounds. The JV Lady Indians defeated Wabash 60-40, led offensively by Sophomore Jasmine Horvath who scored a career high 17 points. Defensively it was Freshman Darah Watson leading the charge with 20+ deflections to go along with 5 steals. Watson also added 10 points offensively and 9 assist. The Lady Indians are back in action this Saturday against Maconaquah. Screen Shot 2017-11-09 at 8.43.55 AM.png Photo Courtesy of Scott Hunt, Marion Chronicle-Tribune

Saint Francis Vs. Indiana Wesleyan Volleyball for crossroads league championship will be played Saturday in Marion at Luckey Arena. Winner of this game goes to the National Tournament. Indiana Wesleyan mens basketball at home tonight against Northwestern Ohio at 7pm. Indianapolis colts Henry Anderson and Vontae Davis out for the season after injuries against the Houston Texans. Pacers lost 114-97 to the Detroit Pistons marking that their 3rd straight loss. The NAIA and the college of the Ozarks have agreed to move the NAIA DII Mens basketball tournament to a new location for the 2018 tournament to a location TBD. Indiana Wesleyan Mens basketball coach Greg Tonagel commented “It stinks that they are moving the tournament because Branson has been so special to us in the past” Tonagel said. “With moving to a new location you don’t know exactly how to pack when you get your stuff together where when we were going to Branson we knew what to expect, we all have to go to the same place so we will just have to adapt to the new location and play Wildcat Basketball.” The Taylor Trojans also picked up a win over IUK 95-79 Led by Ryan Robinson’s career high 23 points. TU is back in action inside Odle Arena tomorrow evening at 7pm. Screen Shot 2017-11-09 at 8.48.12 AM.png

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