Multiple Teams · Countdown On For 54th Annual TCU Bi-County Basketball Tournament


 

LAKEVILLE, IN. – The countdown is on until the start of the 54th Annual TCU Bi-County Basketball Tournament.  All the action begins on Monday, January 14, with the first round of the junior varsity tournament.  Championship Saturday, where the junior varsity and varsity tournament champions will be crowned, will be Saturday, January 19.

Tickets are $5 for a single-session ticket or an all-tournament pass can be purchased for $15.  Single-sessi0n and all-session tickets can be purchased at four sites on Monday and Tuesday.  Both single-session and all-session tickets will continue to be on sale Wednesday through Friday at LaVille High School.  Patrons are reminded that parking is at a premium at LaVille Jr-Sr High School.  There is NO PARKING along the yellow curb line at LaVille Jr-Sr High School.  The yellow curb line is for emergency vehicles only.

LaVille and John Glenn are the defending varsity champions.  The Lancers defeated Oregon-Davis, 52-42, for the boy’s title.  The Falcons held off LaVille 43-33 to win the ladies trophy.

Abigail Manikowski of Argos and Dalton Dove of LaVille were recipients of the 2018 W.B. Hawkins Award.  Morgan Plunkett of John Glenn and Rilye Cox of LaVille were tabbed as The Pilot News Most Valuable Player recipients.

John Glenn has made the most boys championship game appearances with 24, going 14-10 in those visits.  Bremen is next with 19 title game appearances, while LaVille has made it to the title game 14 times, and Argos 10.

Bremen has advanced to the ladies title game 19 times, going 11-8.  John Glenn is a close second with 17 appearances, and Culver Community has appeared 10 times.

Gordon Mosson has won the most TCU Bi-County Boys Basketball Tournament championships at 10 while coaching at John Glenn.  Marty Huber of Bremen and Terry Minix have won the most TCU Bi-County Girls Basketball Tournament titles.  Huber and Minix have won seven each.

Argos has the longest dry spell since appearing in the TCU Bi-County Boys Basketball Tournament title game.  The Dragons last appeared in 2008.  New Prairie and Argos have the longest TCU Bi-County Girls Basketball Tournament championship game appearance.  In fact, the Cougars defeated the Dragons 47-42 in the 2006 TCU Bi-County Basketball Tournament finale.

 

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54TH ANNUAL TCU BI-COUNTY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

2019 Pairings

 

JANUARY 14

JV Girls/JV Boys

Argos at Bremen

John Glenn at Triton

Oregon-Davis at New Prairie

Culver Community at LaVille

 

JANUARY 15

Varsity Girls/Varsity Boys

Bremen at Argos

Triton at John Glenn

New Prairie at Oregon-Davis

Culver Community at LaVille

 

JANUARY 16

JV Semifinals

At LaVille Jr-Sr High School

 

JANUARY 17

V Semifinals/Consolation

At LaVille Jr-Sr High School

 

JANUARY 18

V Semifinals/Consolation

At LaVille Jr-Sr High School

 

JANUARY 19

At LaVille Jr-Sr High School

JV Girls Championship: 12 p.m.

JV Boys Championship: Immediately following JV Girls

Varsity Girls Championship: 6:30 p.m.

Varsity Boys Championship: 8:30 p.m.