Girls Junior Varsity Basketball, Girls Varsity Basketball · LaVille Lady Hoops Set For HNAC Battle At Caston


FULTON, IN. – The LaVille High School girl’s basketball team gets back in Hoosier North Athletic Conference play Saturday at Caston.  The afternoon matinee starts with the JV tip at 1 p.m., with the varsity to follow.

LaVille is 1-14 overall and 0-3 in HNAC play.  Caston comes in to Saturday’s game with a 1-17 mark and 0-6 in loop play.

The Lancers are coming off a 52-22 non-conference loss at Elkhart Memorial.  Lucy Sherk scored a team-high 10 points and Trynitie Cox hauled down a team-high 11 rebound to lead the Lancers.

Caston is coming off a 45-25 HNAC loss to Culver Community.  Jordan Clingler leads the Comet offense with 9.1 points per game and hits the boards for 5.0 rpg. Maddie Smith adds six ppg and six rpg, while Emily Holt contributes five ppg and six rebounds a contest.

Caston has lost eight games by 10 points or less, including four losses by a total of 12 points.

The Comets ended an 18-game losing streak with a 70-54 victory against Anderson Prep Academy on December 21.

LaVille looks to end a 14-game losing streak, including a pair of losses by a total of 10 points

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G A M E D A Y

Teams: LaVille (1-14) at Caston (1-17)

Site: Caston High School

Game Time: JV – 1 p.m. * Varsity – 2:30 p.m.

Coaches: Daniel Pleninger (1-14 in first year). Don Helmick (22-65 in fourth year at Caston; 215-219 in 20th year overall)

Last Outing: LaVille lost to Elkhart Memorial, 52-22. Caston lost to Culver, 45-25.

Series Last 15 Years: LaVille leads Caston, 6-0.

Last Meeting: LaVille defeated Castonm 41-34, January 5, 2019.

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HOOSIER NORTH
ALL TIMES EASTERN
CONF AG OA DA AM Streak
Knox 4-  0 17-  0 55.0 34.3 20.7 Won 17
Winamac 3-  0 11-  6 42.6 34.5 8.1 Won 1
North Judson 2-  0 14-  2 53.2 37.7 15.5 Won 9
Pioneer 4-  1 12-  2 44.6 28.9 15.7 Won 6
Triton 2-  2 7-10 31.5 39.1 -7.6 Lost 2
Culver 1-  4 7-  8 36.0 38.9 -2.9 Won 1
LaVille 0-  3 1-14 24.9 50.9 -26.0 Lost 14
Caston 0-  6 1-17 31.1 47.4 -16.3 Lost 3
Tuesday, Jan. 7
Knox 63, Merrillville 41
North Judson 77, Logansport 45
Winamac 42, Westville 37
Wednesday, Jan. 8
ELKHART MEMORIAL 52, LAVILLE 22
Oregon-Davis 72, Triton 37
Thursday, Jan. 9
Culver 45, Caston 25
North Judson 46, Kankakee Valley 44
Pioneer 55, Frontier 29
Friday, Jan. 10
Knox at Winamac © , 8 pm
Saturday, Jan. 11
LAVILLE AT CASTON © , 2:30 pm
Pioneer at Faith Christian, 5 pm
Tuesday, Jan. 14
Knox at South Central, 8 pm
LAVILLE AT NORTH JUDSON-SAN PIERRE © , 8 pm
Maconaquah at Pioneer, 7:30 pm
Winamac at Triton © , 7:30 pm