FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – North Side’s Jujuan Starks tallied 20 points to lead two-time defending SAC champion North Side over Snider 52-46 Friday on the opening night of Summit Athletic Conference play.
Sean McGee added 13 points for North Side, who was handed the no. 2 seed when the SAC Holiday Tournament brackets came out on Wednesday. Snider was named the top seed, meaning the Redskins and Panthers could meet again soon in the SAC title game December 27th at Wayne high school.
In other SAC boys action on Friday Bishop Dwenger downed Concordia 74-69 in overtime, Jagger Surface tallied 20 points to lead Northrop over Wayne 51-37, while Bishop Luers bested South Side 78-68.
On the girls side, reigning SAC champion Concordia took down Bishop Dwenger 59-35 behind 26 points from DeJour Young. Snider bested North Side 56-23 as Nourachia Jackson tallied 18 points for the Panthers, Shayla Sutorious scored a game-high 27 points as Wayne beat Northrop 60-50, while Maria Moore and Taniece Chapman each scored 20 to lead South Side over Bishop Luers 68-52.
In NHC girls play Homestead moved to 2-0 in conference play by topping New Haven 84-26. Karissa McGlaughlin led the way with 18 points while Josie Fisher and Savannah Buck each had 14. Down in Ossian it was Norwell handing Columbia City its first loss of the season by a 62-50 margin. Kiersten Murphy led Carroll with 20 points as the Chargers defeated DeKalb 74-46, while East Noble improved to 9-1 overall after beating Bellmont 46-23.
BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
BOYS: NORTH SIDE 52 SNIDER 46 (F)
BOYS: CONCORDIA 69 BISHOP DWENGER 74 (F-OT)
BOYS: SOUTH SIDE 68 BISHOP LUERS 78 (F)
BOYS: NORTHROP 51 WAYNE 37 (F)
BOYS: CANTERBURY 63 ADAMS CENTRAL 49 (F)
BOYS: HUNTINGTON NORTH 58 MUNCIE CENTRAL 65 (F)
BOYS: GARRETT 37 ANGOLA 46 (F)
BOYS: BLUFFTON 45 MONROE CENTRAL 29 (F)
BOYS: WABASH 55 MACONAQUAH 67 (F)
BOYS: BUTTERNUT (MICH.) 65 HORIZON CHRISTIAN 93 (F)
GIRLS: NORTH SIDE 23 SNIDER 56 (F)
GIRLS: CONCORDIA 59 BISHOP DWENGER 35 (F)
GIRLS: SOUTH SIDE 68 BISHOP LUERS 52 (F)
GIRLS: NORTHROP 50 WAYNE 60 (F)
GIRLS: NEW HAVEN 26 HOMESTEAD 84 (F)
GIRLS: COLUMBIA CITY 50 NORWELL 62 (F)
GIRLS: EAST NOBLE 46 BELLMONT 23 (F)
GIRLS: DEKALB 46 CARROLL 74 (F)
GIRLS: SOUTH ADAMS 31 LEO 60 (F)
GIRLS: ADAMS CENTRAL 31 JAY COUNTY 63 (F)
GIRLS: WOODLAN 47 BLUFFTON 45 (F)
GIRLS: SOUTHERN WELLS 37 HERITAGE 54
GIRLS: WEST NOBLE 59 CHURUBUSCO 55 (F)
GIRLS: WESTVIEW 54 CENTRAL NOBLE 25 (F)
GIRLS: LAKELAND 29 FAIRFIELD 47 (F)
GIRLS: PRAIRIE HEIGHTS — EASTSIDE —
GIRLS: HUNTINGTON NORTH 58 MUNCIE CENTRAL 61 (F)
GIRLS: NORTH MIAMI 23 TIPPECANOE VALLEY 62 (F)
GIRLS: WHITKO 37 MANCHESTER 29 (F)
GIRLS: SOUTHWOOD 39 NORTHFIELD 53 (F)