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April 15, 2014

Sports briefs for Tuesday, April 15

Monday’s prep schedule washed out

Monday’s inclement weather meant led to postponements of scheduled sporting events.

Logansport’s baseball game with West Lafayette has been rescheduled for 5:30 p.m. on May 8. No new dates were set for the Berries’ softball game with Lafayette Jeff and the girls tennis match with Lafayette Central Catholic.

Caston’s softball game with North Miami was moved to 5 p.m. on May 23.

Winamac’s boys golf match with Kankakee Valley was rescheduled on April 28 at 5:30 p.m. with North Judson. The Warriors’ softball game at Rensselaer was moved to May 16 at 5:45 p.m., and Winamac’s baseball game at Knox was rescheduled for 5:30 p.m. on May 6.

Caston track teams host invitational

FULTON — Caston’s girls team placed fourth (41) and its boys team placed fifth (39) in the Comets’ track and field invitational on Saturday.

In the girls meet, Adrianna Dague led Caston with second-place finishes in the 1,600-meter run (6:14.5) and 3,200 run (13:42.1). Teammate Megan Evans was third in the long jump (14-6.5).

In the boys meet, Seth Cousins led Caston with second-place finishes in the 1,600 run (5:02.6) and 3,200 run (10:56.9).

Winamac swept the boys (178) and girls (121) titles.

Kokomo picks Cusick as coach

KOKOMO — Kokomo High School on Monday selected Heather Cusick as its new girls basketball coach.

Cusick replaces Jason Snyder as the Lady Kats’ coach. Snyder stepped down following the season. He had a 101-68 record in eight seasons. He remains the school’s athletic director.

Cusick ranks as one of the best players in Howard County history. She played two seasons at Taylor and two at Kokomo, scoring 1,391 career points. She was a 1999 Indiana All-Star. She continued her career at Miami of Ohio where she was the 2002 Mid-American Conference player of the year. She closed her college career with 1,728 points, which was No. 1 in school history at the time and now is No. 3.

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