FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – In 3A action Bishop Dwenger topped SAC rival Bishop Luers 65-48 at New Haven high school to headline boys basketball sectional play on Wednesday night .
The Saints were led by Kyle Hartman with 20 points. Grady Eifert added 18 while Michael Fiacable tallied 12. A.J. Sorg paced the Knights with 11 points while Tyrell Johnson and J.J. Foster each had 10.
The Saints advance to face Leo Friday night at 7:30 p.m. in the sectional semifinals as the Lions bested Angola 74-51. Leo blew the game open by outscoring the Hornets 27-9 in the second quarter. Leo was led by David Hardin with 16 points and Dylan Barrow with 15. Justin Davis led Angola with 14 points.
In 3A play at Wawasee high school the host Warriors fell to Tippecanoe Valley 46-44 while NorthWood trounced Lakeland 71-45. Tippecanoe Valley and NorthWood will now face each other in the semis on Friday at 7:30 p.m. following Fairfield versus West Noble.
In 2A action down in Berne there were a couple of barn-burners. Canterbury edged Bluffton 66-64 in Wednesday’s early game while Adams Central squeaked by South Adams 48-47 in the nightcap. Canterbury and Adams Central will square off at 7:30 p.m. Friday following the Churubusco/Woodlan game.
At Manchester high school Cass bested Wabash 74-60 while Manchester beat Southwood 53-44. Cass and Manchester play each other on Friday at 7:30 p.m. after the Northfield/Oak Hill game at 6 p.m.
In 1A hoops at Hamilton high school 1A no. 11 Blackhawk Christian had no problem eliminating Howe by a score of 78-27. In the late game 1A no. 4 Elkhart Christian topped Bethany Christian 67-32. Blackhawk and Elkhart Christian will now battle at 7:30 p.m. on Friday following the Hamilton/Lakewood Park Christian game.
BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL SECTIONALS
3A AT NEW HAVEN H.S.
3A: BISHOP DWENGER 65 BISHOP LUERS 48 (F)
3A: ANGOLA 51 LEO 74 (F)
3A AT WAWASEE H.S.
3A: WAWASEE 44 TIPPECANOE VALLEY 46 (F)
3A: LAKELAND 45 NORTHWOOD 71 (F)
2A AT SOUTH ADAMS H.S.
2A: BLUFFTON 64 CANTERBURY 66 (F)
2A: SOUTH ADAMS 47 ADAMS CENTRAL 48 (F)
2A AT MANCHESTER H.S.
2A: WABASH 60 CASS 74 (F)
2A: SOUTHWOOD 44 MANCHESTER 53 (F)
1A AT HAMILTON H.S.
1A: HOWE 27 BLACKHAWK CHRISTIAN 78 (F)
1A: BETHANY CHRISTIAN 32 ELKHART CHRISTIAN 67 (F)