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March 14, 2014

Lapel Regional already a sellout

Lapel Regionalalready a sellout

Lewis Cass boys basketball coach Jon Kitchel reported Thursday that tickets for the Class 2A Lapel Regional have already sold out.

Parking at Lapel is also somewhat limited, so Kings fans are advised to arrive early for the game.

The No. 7-ranked Kings (20-2) face No. 3 Wapahani (22-1) at in the second semifinal at approximately 11:45 a.m. Saturday. The first semifinal will have Tipton (14-8) going up against Fountain Central (15-7). The championship game is at 8 p.m.

The Lapel gym holds just over 3,000 people. Kitchel said the word is Wapahani fans were calling around to other schools to buy tickets before adding, “We’ll have our pep band there which is our great equalizer. With them there it’ll feel like a home game.

“It’ll be packed. It’ll be a great atmosphere.”

The game will also be broadcast locally on Mix 102 and Walton Webcasting.

Wapahani is led by Indiana All-Star candidate Grant Evans, a 6-foot-3 guard. The Wright State recruit averages 25.3 points and 6.9 rebounds per game. Jacob Foster, a 6-7 senior, adds 17.2 ppg and 8.3 rpg.

Austin Keisling averages 18.3 points, 5 rebounds and 2.2 assists and 1.2 steals per game to lead the Kings. Blake Hadley (15 ppg) and Ryan Bixler (13.7 ppg) also average in double figures.

LYB registering,holding tryouts

Logansport Youth Baseball will be holding rookie tryouts for any new 6-8 year olds in the rookie division from 6-6:45 p.m. Sunday at the Berry Bowl. LYB will also be holding final registrations for any age group that day from 6-7 p.m. at the Berry Bowl.

This will be the last public singup for new or returning players. If you can’t make it that day or have questions, call Anthony DeHaven at 574-721-4970. The league is open to anyone that will be between the ages of 4 and 12 on April 30.

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