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December 23, 2012

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL: Redskins champs

Tourney trophy stays in Goshen this season

GOSHEN — For the first time in seven years, the trophy is staying home.

The Goshen Lady Redskins captured the championship of their own holiday basketball tournament Saturday with a pair of come-from-behind victories.

The Redskins won the finale over DeKalb’s Barons, 56-55, after edging the Tipton Blue Devils 58-52 just a a couple hours earlier.

Junior Christina Gipson hit the two winning free throws with 0:13 to play against DeKalb after three straight pick-and-roll plays from junior Deja Felder to sophomore Kayci Troyer had helped GHS erase a deficit earlier in the fourth quarter.

“That was so nerve-wracking,” said Gipson of her free tosses. “Deja came over and said she knew I could make them, so that helped a lot. We are so supportive of each other and practice those situations every day.”

Felder led the Redskins with 18 points while Gipson had eight points and 10 rebounds, Troyer eight points and seven rebounds and freshman Olivia Love nine rebounds.

Senior Aimee Swihart, who earlier in the day scored her 1,000th career point, tallied 16 in the title contest.

“We hadn’t won this tournament during my career, so it was on our imaginary list,” said Swihart. “To win two games in one day coming from behind is a bigger deal than scoring 1,000 points right now. We are tired, but happy.”

DeKalb led 46-40 going into the fourth quarter and the Redskins won it with a 16-9 edge, led by Troyer with six and Gipson four in the last eight minutes.

Hayley Martin, a 6-2 junior, had 21 points and 18 rebounds for the Barons who dropped to 6-4. Junior guard Baylee Rinehart tossed in 17 points.

Earlier in the day, Goshen fell behind Tipton 23-9 after one quarter. The Lady Redskins then went 14-of-20 from the field over the next two periods in outscoring the Blue Devils 40-21 to assume control.

Felder tallied 22 points for GHS, hitting 10 consecutive free throws before finally missing one. Gipson had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Swihart 11. Her 1,000th point came on a ‘3’ about two minutes into the third stanza.

Leading 53-52 with 1:04 to go, Goshen scored the last five points — four free throws by Swihart and one by Felder.

GHS coach Lenny Krebs said, “I’m so proud of these girls. We struggled early in the Tipton game and pulled it out. That carried over to the championship game. I told the girls if we keep working, it would produce results.

“Both teams were tired, but we played our best defense when it mattered most. Teams know about Aimee Swihart, so our other players have to step up and Tina hit a couple big free throws.”

DeKalb won its first-round game in double overtime over Chesterton, 55-49, in the Whiteman gym.

Goshen, 9-3, is idle until visiting Concord on Saturday, Jan. 5.

TOURNEY NOTES — While Swihart is the first GHS girl to score 1,000 points, there are six Redskin boys who have reached that plateau. John Ritter (1969 grad) scored 1,523; Andrew Hershberger (2003) tallied 1,306; Lloyd “Bunk” Williams (1929) scored 1,174; Dave Culp (1968) tallied 1,128; Marc Ruhling (1983) scored 1,037; and Matt Grieser (1992) finished with 1,032.....Tipton had a drive of more than two hours to Goshen and Chesterton about 90 minutes. Hall of Fame Goshen boys coach Art Cosgrove had a 57-39 record at Tipton from 1950-54. He was 183-111 at Goshen from 1959-72 and 477-237 in a 31-year career.....Kelsey Peters and Kaila Stevens were among key players on the last GHS girls team to win a tourney crown.....The Redskins on Saturday were without sophomore Leslie Vanlandingham who has a leg injury.....Chesterton won the consolation game over Tipton, 51-37.

Goshen 58, Tipton 52

GOSHEN — Christina Gipson 6-8 2-3 15, Yadira Cabrales 2-4 0-0 4, Aimee Swihart 2-8 6-7 11, Kayci Troyer 2-3 1-2 5, Deja Felder 5-12 11-12 22, Desiray Brown 0-1 0-0 0, Olivia Love 0-0 1-4 1, Jessica Destefano 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 17-36 21-28 58

TIPTON — Macie Lively 7-15 0-2 15, Lela Crawford 3-8 3-4 11, Sarah Overdorf 1-5 2-4 4, Kacie Juday 8-17 2-7 20, Anna Critser 0-3 0-0 0, Morgan Mahaney 0-1 0-0 0, Taylor Weddell 1-1 0-0 2. Totals: 20-50 7-17 52

Goshen    9    17    23    9 — 58

Tipton    23    13    8    8 — 52

3-point shooting: Goshen 3-10 (Gipson 1-1, Swihart 1-2, Felder 1-6, Cabrales 0-1), Tipton 5-14 (Lively 1-5, Crawford 2-4, Overdorf 0-1, Juday 2-3, Critser 0-1).

Rebounds: Goshen 28 (Gipson 10, Swihart 6, Cabrales 5, Troyer 5), Tipton 28 (Juday 8).

Fouls (fouled out): Goshen 15 (Troyer), Tipton 17 (Crawford).

Turnovers: Goshen 14, Tipton 14

Goshen 56, DeKalb 55

GOSHEN — Christina Gipson 3-8 2-5 8, Yadira Cabrales 1-2 2-4 4, Aimee Swihart 4-18 6-10 16, Kayci Troyer 4-6 0-0 8, Deja Felder 7-12 2-2 18, Desiray Brown 0-0 0-0 0, Olivia Love 1-2 0-2 2, Jessica Destefano 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 20-48 12-23 56

DEKALB — Brooke Leins 2-5 3-3 7, Xena Williams 0-1 1-2 1, Baylee Rinehart 6-14 2-3 17, Maddy Fifer 0-1 0-0 0, Hayley Martin 8-16 5-7 21, Kendall Kelley 0-5 0-0 0, Rachel Ehmke 3-16 0-0 9, Brittani Lude 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 19-58 11-15 55

Goshen    17    13    10    16 — 56

DeKalb    17    17    12    9 — 55

3-point shooting: Goshen 4-12 (Felder 2-5, Swihart 2-6, Cabrales 0-1), DeKalb 6-20 (Ehmke 3-12, Rinehart 3-6, Fifer 0-1, Martin 0-1).

Rebounds: DeKalb 41 (Martin 18), Goshen 37 (Gipson 10, Love 9, Troyer 7, Swihart 5).

Fouls: DeKalb 20, Goshen 16

Turnovers: Goshen 12, DeKalb 13

 

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