Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Sports

December 4, 2013

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Goshen rolls to win

12-0 first quarter keys girls' home victory

GOSHEN — When you keep your opponent off the scoreboard in the opening quarter, you’ve made a nice down payment on winning a basketball game.

That’s just what the Goshen High School girls basketball team did Tuesday night at home, outscoring visiting Elkhart Central 12-0 in the opening stanza en route to a 42-28 win in a nonconference contest.

Goshen coach Lenny Krebs was pleased with his team’s defensive intensity through the first three and a half quarters — especially in the first frame.

“Any time you can get off to a 12-0 start, you have to feel pretty good about what you’re doing,” Krebs said. “Central is very quick and athletic, and we did a good job of handling their quickness and athleticism tonight.”

The Blue Blazers (1-5) did not crack the scoreboard until the 6:55 mark of the second quarter. Goshen led 23-9 at intermission.

The Redskins (4-1) pushed out to a 36-14 lead at the final stop.

The Blue Blazers outscored the Redskins 14-6 in the final eight minutes to make the score a bit more respectable — much of that scoring coming in the final four minutes, when Krebs felt his team lost some of the defensive intensity it had displayed all night long.

Still, Krebs was pleased overall with the effort from his young team, which has just three seniors.

Especially noteworthy for Krebs was his team’s aggressiveness on offense.

“We want to see that all the time, not just when we’re pressing,” Krebs said. “Tonight, we did a really good job of staying aggressive in our half-court offense.”

Senior guard Deja Felder led Goshen with 13 points. Freshman guard Ashton Ellis had 10 and senior forward Christina Gipson added eight.

The Redskins shot 40 percent from the field on the night (14-of-35).

Goshen held Central to 21 percent from the field (10-of-46).

Earlier, the J.V. Redskins were a 32-17 winner in the J.V. contest.

Sheyanne Rangel led Goshen with seven points. Alyssa Hershberger had six and Alexis Stevens added five.

Goshen returns to action Friday night when the Redskins host South Bend Riley. Central hosts South Bend St. Joseph on Thursday.

Follow Goshen News sports editor David Vantress on Twitter at dvantress_tgn.

1
Text Only
Sports
  • Cycling Tour de France.jpg Tour de France heads to Pyrenees in Stage 16

    CARCASSONNE, France — Vincenzo Nibali is in the yellow jersey as the Tour de France peloton set off on the longest stage, into the Pyrenees.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • GN0420 harness racing Harness racing a popular attraction at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair

    There is no question about the popularity of the three-day harness racing program at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair. Large crowds of knowledgeable fans are on hands for the races, something the drivers are very grateful for.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mexico Rodriguez Madrid.jpg James Rodriguez signs 6-year deal with Real Madrid

    MADRID — After scoring the most goals of any player at the World Cup, Colombia forward James Rodriguez signed a six-year deal with Real Madrid on Tuesday.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bills Dareus Football_Selm.jpg Travel delays push back Dareus' return to Bills

    PITTSFORD, N.Y.  — Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus' return to training camp has been postponed because of travel delays.

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • GN140721 fair parade road run 04 Two families bring three generations to Parade 5,000 GOSHEN — Family time at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair took on a whole new meaning Sunday during the 33rd annual Parade 5,000.

    July 21, 2014 4 Photos

  • Former GC basketball star signs deal in China Former Goshen College basketball player Errick McCollum II has signed a deal with Chinese team Zhejiang Chouzhou Bank, he confirmed to The Goshen News Sunday.The signing comes just shortly after McCollum played for the Denver Nuggets in the NBA’s Las

    July 21, 2014

  • APTOPIX Cycling Tour de France [THE GOSHEN NEWS] Norway's Kristoff wins 15th stage NIMES, France — Almost at the line, Jack Bauer and Martin Elmiger were exhausted but could see it coming — their first Tour de France stage victory. Those last 50 meters, however, got in the way.A bunch of sprinters leading the pack came speeding lik

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • ACC Kickoff Florida State Football [THE GOSHEN NEWS] ACC riding wave of buzz from FSU's title GREENSBORO, N.C. — It’s been a while since the Atlantic Coast Conference entered a season with this much buzz.The realigned league has the defending national champion, a Heisman Trophy winner and a national coach of the year.The ACC stumbled through

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • IndyCar Toronto -9 [THE GOSHEN NEWS] Bourdais, Conway win in IndyCar doubleheader TORONTO — IndyCar ran two races in Toronto on Sunday, where rain wreaked havoc on both the schedule and driver strategy. The series had planned to run one race Saturday and one on Sunday until rain washed out the first event. It instead began Sunday

    July 20, 2014 2 Photos

  • British Open Golf-36 [THE GOSHEN NEWS] McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major HOYLAKE, England — Walking off the 18th green as the British Open champion, Rory McIlroy kept gazing at all the greats on golf's oldest trophy. On the claret jug, his name is etched in silver below Phil Mickelson. In the record book, he is listed beh

    July 20, 2014 2 Photos

Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
AP Video
Obama Offers Condolences at Dutch Embassy Cat Fans Lap Up Feline Film Festival Raw: Lawmakers Scuffle in Ukraine's Parliament The Rock Finds His Inner 'Hercules' Michigan Plant's Goal: Flower and Die Raw: MH17 Passenger Remains in Kharkiv, Ukraine Raw: Israel Hits Gaza Targets, Destroys Mosques ShowBiz Minute: Hoffman, Oberst, Box Office WWII Vet Gets Medals, 70 Years Late Raw: Israel Bombs Multiple Targets in Gaza Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment Raw: Cargo Craft Undocks From Space Station Widow: Jury Sent Big Tobacco a $23B Message New Orleans Plans to Recycle Cigarette Butts UN Security Council Calls for MH 17 Crash Probe Obama Bestows Medal of Honor on NH Veteran Texas Sending National Guard Troops to Border Hopkins to Pay $190M After Pelvic Exams Taped Foxx Cites Washington 'Circus Mirror' NASA Ceremony Honors Moon Walker Neil Armstrong
Poll

Last weekend (July 12) the Goshen Parks Department held its Kid’s Try-athlon to promote childhood fitness and this week (July 18) the new bicycle trail is open to the fairgrounds in Goshen, offering residents a healthy way to get to the annual agriculture exposition. Have you joined the local fitness movement?

Yes, I work at eating healthy and exercising
No, I am happy with my fitness level
Changing my diet and exercise frequency is a work in progress
     View Results