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December 6, 2013

Sports briefs for Dec. 6

HN edges Logansport in wrestling, 39-32

HUNTINGTON — Logansport’s wrestling team was dealt a 39-32 defeat by Huntington North on Thursday.

Donovan Johnson (113 pound weight class), Kevin Gonzalez (152) and James Aho (170) each won by pin for the Berries. Justin Porter (120) won a 16-0 decision, and Ryan Schrock (138) won a 6-0 decision. Josh Brandt (126) won by forfeit.

Manuel Ramos (106) lost a 10-4 decision, Daniel Dominguez (132) lost 7-0 and John Ward (182) lost 6-4. Gerald Silva (145), Sandis Carter (160), David Chavez (195), Lucas Howerton (220) and Braxton Young (285) each lost by fall.

The Berries next host the Logan Super Six on Dec. 14.

N’western sweeps Logan swim teams

KOKOMO — Logansport was swept by Northwestern Thursday. The Logan girls squad was defeated 112-73, and the boys lost 127-48.

Jennifer Crafford was a double winner to lead the Berries in the girls event, winning the 50-yard freestyle and 100 breaststroke. Rebecca Yeoman won the 100 free, and Isabelle Kraud 500 free.

“This was a really tough meet. Northwestern has a really strong team,” LHS coach Heidi Hendricks-Knight said. “Our girls had some good swims. Isabelle Kraud came from behind to win the 500 free. It was an exciting race. Also, Jen Crafford got her personal best in the 50 freestyle.”

It was the first meet of the season for the boys team. Dustin Clements, the NCC champion a year ago in the 100 back, claimed a win in that event and in the 50 free on Thursday. Jake Forgey won the diving competition.

“I’m really proud of them. They swam against a good team,” Hendricks-Knight said. “I have a lot of new swimmers this year. Dustin Clements and Marcus Record started their season with good swims. Trevor Benn had a PR in the 100 free. Also, Zane Densborn had a good race in the 100 breaststroke. He came in second.”

The Berries travel to Twin Lakes on Tuesday.

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