EYE of the TIGER
TIGER SPORTS WEEK IN REVIEW
SATURDAY, Nov. 15
WINTER SEASON STARTS WITH SWEEP
WARSAW - The Winter sports season started with a sweep on Saturday as the Lady Tiger Basketball program picked up three wins against their visitors from Huntington North.
The Tiger varsity squad used a strong second and third quarter effort and capped the night with a tremendous 47-41 victory. Dayton Groninger scored 17 points, and Madi Graham and Jodie Carlson scored 10 and nine points respectively for the Tigers.
Warsaw shot just 29% from the floor in the first half and trailed Huntington North 13-6 after one quarter and 20-18 at the half. The Tigers erupted in the third though, outscoring Huntington North 18-8 in the quarter, and Warsaw connected on 42% from the floor in the second half.
Warsaw maintained a 30-26 advantage on the boards, with Graham and Groninger both pullingo down six boards and Pam Miller and Erin Clemens grabbing five rebounds apiece. Kilee Slone had three steals and a pair of assists to lead the Tigers in those categories. The Tigers were also sharp at the line, connecting on 10 of 13 attempts.
Alyssa Atkins scored 12 of her game-high 17 points in the first half to lead the Tiger JV squad to a 44-34 win over Huntington North. Kenzie Welk had 11 points and nine rebounds, and Mariah Rivera added 10 points for the Tigers. Atkins also had six steals and Rivera and Welk contributed three and two assists apiece respectively.
The Tigers varsity and JV will host Fort Wayne Bishop Luers Tuesday night.
With a great team effort, the Freshmen Lady Tiger squad captured a thrilling 25-23 win over the Vikings. Warsaw as led in scoring by Katiana Rodriguez and Kennedy Patton while Kerigan Hatfield and Emma Bohnenkamper led the team in rebounding. The frosh squad will travel to Plymouth Thursday.