The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

January 12, 2013

LOCAL ROUNDUP: Viking girls hold on to defeat Panthers


DECATUR — The Lady Vikings pulled away in the fourth period on Saturday to get a 38-30 win over Decatur Eisenhower in Big 12 Conference action.

Alexus Jimson-Miller had 16 points with four steams, four rebounds and two assists for Danville, while Michaela Jones had eight points with three steals and three rebounds, Kristi Burghart had five points and Lynette Buggs had four points with three steals and seven rebounds.

The Lady Vikings are 13-5 and 7-2 in the Big 12 and will play Terre Haute South on Wednesday.


Decatur St. Teresa 51

Schlarman 42

BLOOMINGTON — Austin Calhoun had 20 points, but it was not enough as the Hilltoppers lost at the Bloomington Central Catholic shootout.

Andrew Kelley had eight points for Schlarman, while Michael Simmons added six points.

The Hilltoppers will try to rebound on Saturday, when they face Covington.

Fountain Central 74

North Putnam 57

VEEDERSBURG, Ind. — Ethan Woodrow had 24 points as the Mustangs cruised past North Putnam.

Sam Woodrow had 18 points for Fountain Central while Luke Davenport and Koby Pierce each had 13 points with Davenport getting 10 assists.

The Mustangs are 10-2 and will play Crawfordsville on Friday.

Attica 68

Faith Christian 48

ATTICA, Ind. — Keetin Arnold had 18 points to lead the Red Ramblers past Faith Christian.

Brady Sheridan had 16 points with four steals for Attica while Bryce Cooper had 10 points and eight assists; Austin Smyth had nine points, while Kenny Little had eight points, six assists and eight rebounds.

W. Lafayette 53

Seeger 34

WILLIAMSPORT, Ind. — Nathan Devillez had 11 points, but the Patriots could not do much against the Red Devils.

Borden Kennedy had seven points for Seeger, while Zach Stitt picking up six and Dakota Ware and Seth Lynch each getting four.

Seeger will play Attica in Wabash River Conference action on Friday.


Vikings third in


NORMAL — Jon Delzell won the 100 meter freestyle (52.01) for Danville as they were third in a quadrangular meet with Normal West, Springfield and Bloomington Central Catholic.

Delzell was also second in the 50 freestyle (22.76) and was port of the third place 400 freestyle relay team (3:42.52) with Max Shannon, Tristan Wolfe and Parker Arnholt.

Arnholt was third in the 500 freestyle (5:41.93), while Jordan Ledesma took second in diving (167.6) and the 200 freestyle relay of Lucas Miller, Ledesma, Shannon and John Crandall took third (1:44.73).

The Vikings will host Champaign Centennial on Tuesday.


Blue Devils 0-4 at Argenta

ARGENTA — Morgan Supergan (285 pounds) won all of his matches for Bismarck-Henning, who lost 41-36 to Olney, 52-13 to Argenta-Oreana, 43-27 to Cumberland and 42-33 to Decatur MacArthur.

Dallas Messmore (152) and Jared Noel (170) each won three matches for Bismarck-Henning while Garrett McCalla (113), Davin Huber (120), Tyler Pasley (138) and Mackenzie Noel (182) each won two.

Also, Hoopeston Area was at Argenta and lost to Argenta-Oreana 53-6, Cumberland 51-29 and Olney 63-18.

Devin Cartwright (106), Dylan Pate (113), Gage Foster (132) and Ethan Linder (285) each won two matches for the Cornjerkers while Josh Johnson (120) won one.




Millikin JV 72

DANVILLE — The Jaguars returned to action in a big way with a home win against the Millikin University junior varsity.

Derek Shouse led the way with 17 points for DACC while Chris Whitehead had 15 points and five assists, Evan Blackmon had 14 points and Ronnie White had nine points, 11 rebounds and six blocks.

White is one block away from tying the DACC record of 56 held by Dean Oliphant during the 1985-86 season.

The Jaguars are 14-3 and will host John Wood Community College on Saturday at 4 p.m.



ICC 68


DANVILLE — The Lady Jaguars shot only 37 percent from the field and had 21 turnovers as they lost to Illinois Central Catholic.

Hillary Lively and Megan Hiner each had 10 points for DACC, who are 13-6 and will play John Wood Community College on Saturday at 2 p.m.


Danville 6

Danbury 4

DANBURY, Mass. — Ryan Stern had a goal and two assists as the Dashers defeated the Whalers.

Dustin Skinner had a goal and a assist for Danville while Henry Coxe, Michael Jordan and Billy Hunt each had one goal.

Justin Sand had 48 saves in goal for Danville, who will face Williamsport on Friday.