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March 12, 2014

Sports briefs for Wednesday, March 12

Western’s O’Neal wins District 2 award

The Indiana Basketball Coaches Association on Tuesday named Western guard Carley O’Neal its District 2 girls player of the week.

O’Neal helped Western upset Evansville Mater Dei 38-35 in the Class 3A state title game Saturday night at Terre Haute. The 5-foot-7 guard scored 12 points and also had six rebounds, two assists and two steals. The Davis & Elkins College recruit made 5 of 7 shots, including 2 of 3 from 3-land.

NAIA women’s tourney begins play today

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — The NAIA Division II women’s basketball national tourney swings into action today with eight games. The 32-team field includes four Indiana squads — No. 1-ranked Saint Francis (33-0), No. 10 Indiana Wesleyan (26-7), No. 15 Purdue Calumet (24-6) and No. 19 Huntington (23-8).

Saint Francis opens against Ashford of Iowa (12-20) at 1 p.m. Kokomo’s Skylarr Shurn leads the Cougars. She tops the team in scoring (20.5 points per game) and assists (3.8 per game).

Indiana Wesleyan plays Oklahoma Wesleyan (22-11) at 8:30 p.m. and Purdue Calumet plays Oregon Tech (28-5) at 10:15 p.m. in the final game of the day.

Carroll product Abby Reinke plays for Indiana Wesleyan. Carroll product Quincy Eller plays for Purdue Calumet. Eller scores 3.8 ppg and shoots 39.7 percent from 3-land.

Huntington opens against Menlo of California (25-5) at 1 p.m. Thursday.

Area officials earn regional assignments

Seven KT-area officials have earned selections to work boys basketball regionals on Saturday.

Kokomo’s Pat Dumoulin and Kokomo’s Jim Newburn will work at Michigan City (4A), Camden’s Chad Myers and Galveston’s Tim Knowland will work at Southport (4A), Tipton’s Dean Martin is set for Kankakee Valley (3A), Tipton’s Mike Cherry is set for Blackford (3A) and Tipton’s Jeffrey Heard will work at Martinsville (1A).

Swimmers fare well at divisional meet

CARMEL — The Howard County Aquatics swim club competed at the Indiana Mid-Central Divisional Championship on Saturday and Sunday.

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