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Wabash unable to hold off Eastbrook

Staff reports

As has often been the case this season, the Wabash girls’ basketball team dug itself an early hole that led to a loss at home to Eastbrook, 48-45.

The Apaches trailed 14-9 after one quarter before clawing back to take the lead by halftime at 20-19. Even despite leading 33-32 after three quarters, Wabash slipped in the fourth to fall by three points on the night.

Alivia Short finished with a double-double on the night with 16 points and 14 rebounds to go with four steals and two assists. Mariah Wyatt finished with 12 points and nine rebounds while Hope Unger scored 10 points with three three-pointers.

Wabash (7-10) will travel to Manchester on Saturday for a Three Rivers Conference clash set to start at 7:45 p.m. 

Apache wrestling falls to Western

The Wabash wrestling team fell on the road to Western on Tuesday, 46-33.

Jared Brooks, Ethan Higgins, Braden Brooks, Grant Carandante, Kiersten O’Neill and Chad Wyatt, Jr. all had wins for the Apaches.

Wabash swimming battles Huntington North

The Wabash boys’ and girls’ swim teams split matches on the road against Huntington North on Tuesday. The boys’ team picked up a 96-58 win while the girls’ team fell 102-66.

In the boys’ meet, victories for Wabash came from the 400-yard freestyle relay team of Jonah France, Michael Cordes, Paul Cordes and Cody Henderson. Michael Cordes won the 200-yard freestyle, France won the 50-yard freestyle and Henderson won the 100-yard breaststroke. The girls’ meet saw wins for the Apaches come from the 400-yard relay team of Becca Bruss, Mallory Hipskind, Grace Schoening and Olivia Lindsay. Hipskind also won the 100-yard freestyle. 

Emmanuel Christian fall to White’s

The Emmanuel Christian basketball team fell to White’s on Tuesday, 51-40. Leading the way for the Eagles were Preston Ritzema with 18 points, Levi Hinds with 10 and Jack Niccum with six.