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Trojan Girls drop DAC opener to LaPorte

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The Chesterton girls basketball team struggled putting the ball in the basket on Friday night and dropped its Duneland Athletic Conference opener to LaPorte 45-30.

The Trojans hit on just 12-of-41 shots (29 percent) and 4-of-14 (28 percent) from the foul line.

Caroline Puntillo led CHS with 17 points, while Kassidy Scott scored seven points. Sarah Richards added four points with Kelsey Conway tallying two points.

LaPorte hit on 18-of-29 shot from the foul line in the victory.

LaPorte 45, Chesterton 30

AT CHESTERTON

LaPorte (9-9-16-11)

Voelker 2-4 0-2 6, Heath 3-9 6-10 14, Thompson 1-4 7-9 9, Alcorn 2-6 1-2 6, Gushrowski 2-5 2-4 6, Colburn 0-0 0-0 0, Ulmer 1-1 0-0 2, Vaughn 0-0 2-2 2. Totals 11-28 18-29 45.

Chesterton (4-6-11-9)

Richards 1-7 1-4 4, Conway 1-3 0-2 2, Scott 3-8 0-0 7, McCafferty 0-1 0-0 0, Puntillo 7-16 3-8 17, Sekula 0-2 0-0 0, Braun 0-0 0-0 0, Lipscomb 0-4 0-0 0. Totals 12-41 4-14 30.

3-point field goals: LaPorte 5-15 (Voelker 2-4, Heath 2-6, Thompson 0-1, Alcorn 1-4); Chesterton 2-10 (Richards 1-2, Conway 0-1, Scott 1-3, McCafferty 0-1, Puntillo 0-2, Lipscomb 0-1).

Junior Varsity

Chesterton 16, LaPorte 15

The Chesterton girls junior varsity scored 10 points in the fourth quarter to pick up a come-from-behing 16-15 victory over LaPorte.

The Trojans trailed 14-6 entering the final frame, but got five points from Hailee Norton in the final stanza. Norton led all scorers with nine points.

Jordan Wadding scored four points with Natalie Petro added two and Kayla Malackowski tallying one point.

 

Posted 11/19/2012