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Davis breaks away from pack

Thursday, December 20, 2012 - 3:47 am

TOM DAVIS, News-Sentinel sports editor

Last week - 7-3

Overall - 24-6

DeKalb over Bishop Dwenger - Barons have won three straight. Make it four.

Warsaw over South Side - No possibility of upset here.

Indianapolis Howe over North Side - Redskins showed a lot last week, but Hornets sting.

Northrop over New Haven - Does anyone have a coin on them? Going with home team.

South Adams over Bellmont - Two struggling teams. Home team wins.

Norwell over Bluffton - Knights get by pesky Tigers in double digits.

Concordia Lutheran over Leo - There is a lot of value in valuing each possession.

Canterbury over Bethany Christian - Get there early, this'll end quickly.

Bishop Luers over Bishop Chatard - Knights have played better schedule.

Concordia Lutheran over Homestead - I need that coin again. I believe in Cadets.

REGGIE HAYES, News-Sentinel columnist

Last week - 5-5

Overall - 22-8

DeKalb over Bishop Dwenger - This game will feature some great shooters.

Warsaw over South Side - Tigers are tough to deal with in own gym.

Indianapolis Howe over North Side - Bound to be some letdown after Northrop win.

Northrop over New Haven - Gotta love all the big-time players in this one.

South Adams over Bellmont - Home crowd spurs Starfires over country rival.

Norwell over Bluffton - Knights bounce back after rough loss to DeKalb.

Concordia Lutheran over Leo - Cadets' defense finds a way to maintain control.

Canterbury over Bethany Christian - Canterbury learned a lot in the Northrop loss.

Bishop Luers over Bishop Chatard - Luers takes a big step forward in cohesion.

Concordia Lutheran over Homestead - Tough weekend ends well for Cadets.

DON CONVERSET, News-Sentinel assistant sports editor

Last week - 5-5

Overall - 20-10

DeKalb over Bishop Dwenger – Barons have more scoring options..

Warsaw over South Side – Winless Archers stay that way for now.

North Side over Indianapolis Howe – Win over Northrop proved Redskins can play with anyone.

Northrop over New Haven – Lots of talent on floor but Northrop has more.

Bellmont over South Adams – Bigger Adams County school wins.

Norwell over Bluffton – Knights bounce back from loss to DeKalb.

Concordia Lutheran over Leo – Cadets are best around right now.

Canterbury over Bethany Christian – Cavaliers start another winning streak.

Bishop Luers over Indianapolis Chatard – Knights even season record.

Concordia Lutheran over Homestead – Until someone beats them, I'm sticking with the Cadets.

JUSTIN KENNY, News-Sentinel prep basketball expert

Last week - 7-3

Overall - 22-8

DeKalb over Bishop Dwenger - All of a sudden, the Barons look like a threat in the NHC race.

Warsaw over South Side - Archers still looking for elusive first win.

North Side over Indianapolis Howe - Are the Redskins back on track? We will see.

Northrop over New Haven - This one will be exciting offensively.

South Adams over Bellmont - Neither team very impressive early in the season.

Norwell over Bluffton - Knights look to move past DeKalb defeat.

Concordia Lutheran over Leo - Can the Cadets slow down the Lions' offensive attack?

Canterbury over Bethany Christian - The Bruins good fodder for Cavaliers to recover from Northrop rout.

Bishop Luers over Bishop Chatard - Will be a good game, would be better on football field.

Homestead over Concordia Lutheran - Spartans out to prove they are one of top teams in Northeast Indiana.

THE FANS, News-Sentinel online poll

Last week - 7-3

Overall - 22-8

Note: Percentage of votes in parenthesis.

DeKalb (61.54) over Bishop Dwenger (38.46)

Warsaw (57.69) over South Side (42.31)

North Side (64.29) over Indianapolis Howe (35.71)

Northrop (52.78) over New Haven (47.22)

Bellmont (61.54) over South Adams (38.46)

Norwell (92) over Bluffton (8)

Concordia Lutheran (92.59) over Leo (7.41)

Canterbury (88) over Bethany Christian (12)

Bishop Luers (61.54) over Bishop Chatard (38.46)

Concordia Lutheran (55.17) over Homestead (44.83)