Funk to wrestle Girgenti at 182

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

MHS Wrestling . Kyler Funk will wrestle in the IHSAA State Finals at Banker’s Fieldhouse this weekend. He placed fourth at the Ft. Wayne Semi-State on Saturday. Kyler has been placed in the upper bracket of the 182 class and has drawn Cade Girgenti of Chesterton (35-1) in the first round. Funk is 30-9 on the year.

MHS Boys Basketball . Thabit Gault had 17 points and 16 rebounds in an Indian loss to Frankton on Friday. Landen Swanner added 10 points as the Indians lost 71-56 to give Frankton the control in the Central Indiana Conference. The JV team also lost 45-43. Colin Yoder had 14 points for the JV team.

Tonight’s Events . 6th Boys Basketball travels to East Jay for a 5:30pm tip while the 6th grade girls host East Jay at 6:00pm.

Today’s Sports World Update

Winter Olympics .  The United States has two golds, a silver, and a bronze as of Monday morning. Norway leads the medal count with nine. The big story so far, is Mirai Nagasu becoming the first American woman to land a triple axel in the olympics in the women’s free-skate competition.

NBA . The Pacers defeated the New York Knicks last night 121-113. Victor Oladipo scored 30 points on 10 of 24 shooting with 9 assists.

NCAA Men’s Basketball . Notre Dame faces #21 North Carolina tonight at 7:00pm on ESPN. The Fighting Irish are 15-10 on the season.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . Butler was defeated by Marquette yesterday 78-59. #5 Notre Dame defeated Georgia Tech 85-69. The Lady Hoosiers take on Purdue tonight at 7:00pm.

NAIA Men’s Basketball . Indiana Wesleyan defeated Saint Francis 86-82 on Saturday. The Wildcats travel to Mount Vernon on Tuesday. Taylor hosted Goshen this weekend and won 96-94. The Trojans host Huntington on Tuesday at 7:00pm.

NAIA Women’s Basketball . The Lady Wildcats defeated Saint Francis this weekend 61-52. They face Mount Vernon on Wednesday. Taylor won big over Goshen 78-47 heading into another home game on Wednesday with Huntington.

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