The Lions basketball team hosted ChicagoQuest in a Saturday afternoon double-header and were victorious twice, moving their record to 18-6. The first of the two games was a one-sided, 79-55 victory, that saw 12 Lions put the ball through the basket. In the second game, the Lions broke a record they set earlier this season by scoring 102 points in a 102-42 victory. James Deister also broke the individual scoring record with 57 points, breaking the previous record of 39, held by John Wernowsky.
This Saturday, February 25th, will be the Lions’ final regular season game, as they host Indiana Math & Science Academy.
The varsity basketball team took the court at Bankers Life Fieldhouse following the Pacers-Hornets NBA game on Monday night and ran their record to 7-2. After feeling out their 12-1 opponent, Delaware Christian, in the first quarter, the Lions coasted to a 86-43 victory. Balanced scoring was the theme, as it has been all year: Caleb Moss had 15, 13 for Egan Quain, and Ian Burns netted 11 points.
The La Salette chess team fell hard against 10-0 Bismarck-Henning on Thursday night, losing by scores of 55.5 – 2.5 and 43 – 25. La Salette ends the in-conference regular season in third place, with a 6-4 record.
Thursday also saw the last games of the Eastern Conference’s ongoing junior varsity tournament. La Salette JV players Thomas Cook (6-1-1), Thomas Peterson (8-2), and Ian Somdahl (7-3) took the top three spots in the final JV rankings.