The Heritage Patriots and the Homestead Spartans looked to punch their tickets to the state finals at Saturday’s 3A and 4A Semi-State games at Plymouth High School.
Ryan Cline scored 23 points including the game-clincher to lead the Indiana boys All-Star team to an 83-80 win over Kentucky Friday night.
Canterbury High School senior Leah Barnes advanced to the state semifinals, defeating sophomore Lauren Winchell of Christian Academy 6-2, 6-0 on Friday.
Ali Patberg scored 15 points to lead the Indiana girls All-Star team to a 93-49 win over Kentucky on Friday night.
Bishop Dwenger and Columbia City both tallied 303 strokes at the regional meet Thursday at Stonehenge in Warsaw with the Saints winning the title based on the fifth player’s score tiebreaker.
Leo and Gibson Southern will meet for the second year in a row in the 3A state title game and Lions fans are hoping the second verse is the same as the first.
The Homestead baseball team is just one step away from the 4A state title game, as the Spartans are set to face Penn at semi-state in Plymouth on Saturday.
Steve Keefer won two state championships as the head football coach at Bishop Luers and now he’s heading to the Indiana Football Hall of Fame.
Coolman went 102-62 in his seven seasons leading the Bruins.
The Heritage baseball team’s run through the state tournament has not been short on the dramatics. The Patriots won their sectional title with an 8-1 win over Bellmont. Branson Doseen hit three homeruns that game, landing him on ESPN and pitcher, Andrew Saalfrank had 16 strikeouts. Their dominance continued in the regional finals. Saalfrank was back on the mound throwing a no-hitter in Heritage’s 5-2 win over Bishop Dwenger in the regional final.
Another Summit City football star is heading to the Big Ten. Carroll quarterback took to Twitter on Monday to announce that he will be attending Northwestern University.
North Side’s JaJuan Starks will continue his basketball career at Wabash Valley College. The 6’4 forward signed his national letter of intent to play for the Junior College in Illinois on Monday.