SAC HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT: Wednesday’s roundup

Carroll senior Riley Perlich shoots a layup Wednesday night at Homestead's Sam Buck attempts to avoid fouling him and Luke Goode (20) looks on. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Homestead's Jake Archbold dribbles out of a Carroll trap attempt. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Homestead's Sam Buck works by the defense of Carroll's David Ejah on Wednesday night. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Carroll's Dan McKeeman brings the ball up the court against the defense on Homestead's Zak Krueger on Wednesday night. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Concordia Lutheran's Libby Hetler is defended by Carroll's Isabelle Dollens during Wednesday's quarterfinal game of the SAC Holiday Tournament. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Concordia Lutheran junior Carissa Garcia drives to the basket on Wednesday against Carroll. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Carroll senior Kelli Damman brings the ball up the court in Wednesday evening's win over Concordia Lutheran. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Carroll's Julia Miller looks for a pass around the defense of Concordia Lutheran's Peyton Gulley on Wednesday evening. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Hayden Smithey calls for a teammate during Wednesday's game against Bishop Luers at Wayne. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Bishop Dwenger's John Henry Reith (white jersey) fights with Bishop Luers' Jaguar Jackson for a loose ball Wednesday. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
John Henry Reith of Bishop Dwenger grabs a rebound from Bishop Luers' Jaguar Jackson on Wednesday. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Snider senior Hannah Barnes looks for a pass over the Wayne defense during a Wednesday game in the SAC Holiday Tournament. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Snider's Daleshia Davis drives to the basket against the defense of Wayne's Chanele Clay. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Wayne's Mya Jackson grabs a rebound from Snider's Daleshia Davis on Wednesday during the SAC Holiday Tournament. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Northrop point guard Jalen Royal brings the ball up the court Wednesday morning against Concordia Lutheran. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Concordia Lutheran junior Jadon Dance scores around the defense of Northrop's TaQuay White. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Concordia Lutheran's Brayden Pearson makes a pass Wednesday against Northrop. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Northrop boys coach Rod Chamble reacts to play on Wednesday morning against Concordia Lutheran. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Concordia Lutheran's Jeren Kindig looks for a pass against Northrop on Wednesday. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
North Side's Ja'Shanek Brooks scores against the Bishop Luers defense on Wednesday morning. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
North Side's MaKyla Wilchar and Bishop Luers' Kathryn Knapke fight for rebond positioning during Wednesday's opening game of the SAC Holiday Tournament. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Bishop Luers' Dori Javens goes up for a rebound in front of North Side's MaKyla Wilchar Wednesday morning. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Bishop Luers' Katelynn Gray is fouled by North Side's MaKyla Wilchar in Wednesday morning's game. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)
Nala Morris of North Side looks for a pass Wednesday morning against the Bishop Luers defense. (Photo by Dan Vance of news-sentinel.com)

Sophomore Lydia Reimbold battled sickness and the cold weather to go for 16 points and 12 rebounds to lead the No. 8 seed Bishop Luers to a 61-25 victory over North Side in the opening game of the SAC Holiday Tournament.

Reimbold was a rebound short of a double-double in the first half, amassing 12 points through the first two quarters.

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The result was never in doubt, with Bishop Luers scoring the first 12 points of the game and leading 41-9 at the break.

North Side (4-11) was led by sophomore Ja’Shanek Brooks, who scored 13 points.

Bishop Luers (9-4) advances to play No. 1 seed Homestead at 4 p.m. on Thursday.

In other action on Wednesday:

GIRLS

SNIDER 58, WAYNE 21: The Panthers made easy work of the Generals, continuing their dominance of the Wayne program.

Snider (8-6) has yet to lose to Wayne in the 21st century, going 23-0 against the Generals since 2000.

Da’Leshia Davis and Hannah Barnes each went for 19 points to lead the Panthers, who were coached by assistant coach Kaylyn Speed in the absence of head coach Greg Friend. Friend is being investigated by Fort Wayne Community Schools and Fort Wayne Police for an alleged battery of a player. You can read more details here.

Mya Jackson paced Wayne (1-13) with 12 points and 13 rebounds.

CARROLL 56, CONCORDIA 45: The Chargers avenged a mid-December defeat to the Cadets by knocking coach Dave Miller’s team from the tournament.

Kelli Damman scored 22 points and Macy Miller added 10 in the victory.

Carroll (9-4) led by double digits in the second half, but the lead would shrink to as few as four as Concordia kept the pressure on behind 20 points from Carissa Garcia. But the Chargers kept the Cadets (11-4) at bay.

A total of 61 free throws were shot between the two teams.

BOYS

CONCORDIA 55, NORTHROP 54, OT: A pair of free throws from Adam Gottschalk with 13 seconds left in overtime lifted the Cadets to a victory.

Concordia (3-4) led by as many as 10 in the second half, but Northrop stormed back to send it into extra time. The Bruins had chances to win the game both at the end of regulation and the conclusion of overtime, but three-point shots caromed harmlessly off the backboard.

The Bruins (2-6) were up one at the line with about 15 seconds left, but a pair of missed free throws and a foul of Gottschalk on the rebound set the stage for the junior to knock down the two freebies to put the Cadets in front to stay.

Jadon Dance and Brayden Pearson each had 12 points for Concordia, which will play top-seeded North Side at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Northrop was led by junior Isaac Anderson and senior Jalen Royal, each of whom scored 10 points.

BISHOP DWENGER 49, BISHOP LUERS 37: Hayden Smithey went for 17 points and Lucas Lehrman added 10 points and seven rebounds for the Saints (5-2) in a victory.

Bishop Dwenger led throughout the game, although the Knights made it interesting on several occasions.

Bishop Luers (0-6) was led by Mark Sturm’s 12 points. Freshman Naylon Thompson contributed eight points and seven rebounds for the winless Knights.

HOMESTEAD 40, CARROLL 38: Sam Buck’s block of a three-point try by Riley Perlich preserved a narrow victory for the Spartans.

As the final seconds ticket down, David Ejah found Perlich at the top of the arc with a shot at the win, but Buck stuffed the shot as time expired.

Onye Ezeakudo led Homestead (4-4) with 12 points, with Trevin Taylor adding 10 points and eight rebounds.

Ejah led the Chargers (4-2) with 11 points. The junior was sidelined through most of the first half with foul trouble. No other Carroll player scored more than seven points.

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