1/31 Friday Night Highlight Zone

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The North Side boys and the Concordia girls were crowned SAC champions on Friday night, headlining a night of prep basketball filled with buzzer beaters from all around the area.

At Bishop Luers the Redskins topped the Knights 109-72 to improve to 6-0 in the SAC and 15-1 overall. It is the second SAC title in a row for the Redskins.

The Concordia girls clinched the SAC for the first time since 2010 as the Cadets topped Wayne 58-33 to improve to 6-0 in the SAC. Courtney Smith tallied 23 points for the Cadets while Rachel Kammeyer added 13.

Meawhile, the 2A no. 2 Canterbury girls topped Hamilton Southeastern 78-46 with WNBA head coach Lin Dunn of the Indiana Fever in attendence.

It was a wild night in the NHC as Homestead’s Caleb Swanigan hit a three at the buzzer as the Spartans topped DeKalb in Waterloo 41-38. Like the Spartans, New Haven and and Norwell also stayed undefeated in NHC play with wins over Columbia City and East Noble, respectively.

In ACAC play Heritage knocked off conference leader Adams Central thanks to a buzzer-beating floater from Aaron Horne as the Patriots won at home 38-36. ACAC tournament champion Woodlan also earned a key league road win at Leo 60-54.

In NECC play 3A no. 3 West Noble suffered its first defeat of the season as the Chargers fell at Fairfield 62-59. Drew Schermerhorn tallied 25 points to lead West Noble, who falls to 11-1 on the season.

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