Three former Indian Trail basketball teammates led their respective college teams in scoring on Saturday.
Unfortunately, all three also suffered defeats.
Andre Brown shared team-high honors with 18 points as No. 5 UW-Whitewater was edged by No. 3 UW-River Falls, 81-80, at UWW’s Kachel Gymnasium.
The junior guard also had four rebounds, three assists and two steals for the Warhawks (11-2, 1-1 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference).
Deryk Ruple, a sophomore guard, scored 14 points and added three steals for Knox College in a 67-53 loss to Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa.
Josh Washburn scored 11 points off the bench and added three steals for North Park in a 98-59 loss at Wheaton. The sophomore guard was playing in only his second game for the Vikings after transferring from NCAA Division II Minnesota Duluth.
Double-double for Keene
Playing all 40 minutes, St. Joseph graduate Star Keene put together a double-double with 18 points and 10 assists for Judson University in its 83-71 victory over visiting Trinity Christian Saturday in Elgin, Ill.
It was the third victory in a row and the fifth in the last six games for the Eagles (12-6, 6-2 Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference). A starter in 17 of 18 games, Keene, a sophomore, guard, is averaging 11.2 points, 4.9 rebounds and 2.8 assists while playing a team-high 30.4 minutes per contest.
Sjong grabs 14 rebounds
Wilmot graduate Delaney Sjong scored eight points and grabbed 14 rebounds for the Carroll University basketball team in Saturday’s 52-43 College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin victory over North Central in Waukesha.
The Pioneers improved to 2-2 in conference play and 5-7 overall after finishing 1-23 last season (1-15 CCIW).
Sjong, a freshman forward, has started in 10 of 13 games and is averaging 7.1 points and 5.5 rebounds.
Carroll next hosts Carthage in a CCIW game 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Milestones for Moreland
Tremper graduate Taylor Moreland scored her 20th goal and notched her 20th assist of the season as the Sacred Heart women’s hockey team swept St. Catherine in a two-game series over the weekend in Fairfield, Conn.
The senior forward tallied the game winner with just over one minute to play in a 2-1 victory Friday. She assisted on her team’s second goal in a 4-0 victory Friday.
Moreland is tied for third among NCAA Division I players in scoring with 40 points. Her 20 goals ranks fourth and her 20 assists is tied for seventh.
In her career, Moreland has 58 goals and 55 assists.
Sacred Heart, a Division I independent team, improved to 15-4 with the two victories.
Anderson instant offense
Bradford graduate Evan Anderson doesn’t get a ton of playing time with the NCAA Division II University of Mary (N.D.) basketball team, but he makes the most of it.
Appearing in 11 games, the sophomore guard has scored 23 points in 45 minutes. He is shooting 8-of-16 from the floor, including 6-of-10 from 3-point range.
He made a pair of 3-pointers in Saturday’s 77-65 victory over Minnesota Moorhead. It is the third time this season he made two 3-pointers in a game for the Marauders (3-11, 1-9 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference).
First double-double for Cooks
St. Joseph graduate Sidney Cooks recorded the first double-double of her career for Michigan State in Sunday afternoon’s 83-77 loss at Minnesota.
The freshman forward finished with 11 points, 10 rebounds and two assists for the Spartans (12-5, 2-2 Big Ten Conference).
Michigan State next plays at Maryland on Thursday.
CLS duo wrestling at Wheaton
Christian Life graduates Cameron Calabrese and Yosep Lee are first-year members of the Wheaton wrestling team.
Calabrese, a freshman who competes at 141 pounds, and Lee, a sophomore who competes at 141 and 149 pounds, have both won two matches for the Thunder.
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