The girls’ basketball teams had a very busy holiday break. From the freshmen to Varsity teams they played a total of nine games while we were away. The Varsity defeated Logansport in the opening round of the Twin Lakes tournament. Unfortunately they lost close games to Penn, Mount Vernon (Fortville), Cathedral, Portage and East Chicago. Their record is now 11-8 and 3-2 in the DAC. The JV went 3-2 defeating Penn, LaPorte, and East Chicago and losing close games to Carmel and Portage bringing their record to 11-5 overall and 3-2 in the DAC.
The defending State Champion VHS Gymnastics team opened the 2018 season with a 110.1 to 106.475 victory over Crown Point last night. Consistency was key as the Vikes scored over 27 on all events. The highlight of the event was Beam, as Jenna Algozine (9.45), Lizzy Wilson (9.425), and Rachel Moneta (9.325) swept the top 3 places.
The varsity wrestling team finished with a record of 3-2 this past weekend at the tough Traicoff Duals. The duals had many ranked teams participating and our wrestlers performed extremely well. Going undefeated on the day were Joey Strickland (120), Jacob Bond (126), Brycen Nylin (132), and Ronnie Deluna (170).
PCCTC Video Media Productions to Broadcast Live Video of Boone Grove vs. La Crosse Double Header Basketball Game
The Porter County Career & Technical Center will produce a live video broadcast of Friday's Boone Grove vs. La Crosse Double Header Basketball Game live on ValpoLife.com.
The freshman girls’ basketball team defeated Crown Point 27-24 this past Thursday night. Lucia Otten scored 12 points and Payton Gallowitch had 4 rebounds and 4 assists. The play of the game (and the year thus far) was a deflected pass by Ryanne Reese who then went to the floor to recover the ball, flipped it to Lucia who passed ahead to Sydney Vorrier for a critical basket. Nice win ladies and great team effort! On Tuesday, they travelled to LaPorte to take on the Slicers. Valpo held on to win 27-24. Sydney Vorrier led the Vikings with 8 points, 7 rebounds and 3 steals. The key to the game was the Vikes inside defense and rebounding.
Continuing on with the exemplary performance of our coaches and athletes on the court, on the mat, or in the pool we also are very proud with their sportsmanship. An official submitted the following report after the closely contested girls’ basketball game against Fishers. “I was very impressed with the sportsmanship that these two teams exhibited on Saturday night at Valparaiso High School. Neither team nor coach complained about any calls that were made on the floor. There was also no talking between the teams, even though it was a very close, at times physical, and competitive game. Both coaches exhibited great sportsmanship as well and if they questioned a call, it was asked in a very polite and courteous manner. Both school systems should be very proud of their girls’ basketball programs and the sportsmanship...
PCCTC Video Media Productions to Broadcast Live Video of Boone Grove vs. Washington Township Double Header Basketball Game
The Porter County Career & Technical Center will produce a live video broadcast of Friday's Boone Grove vs. Washington Township Double Header Basketball Game live on ValpoLife.com.
The girls’ JV lost to Plymouth 31-29 on Saturday dropping their record to 1-2. Grace Healy led the team in scoring with 11 points. The Varsity stormed back from a 13 point second half deficit to beat Plymouth 51-48. Ari Gerdt led the team in scoring with 17 followed by Taelynn Oelling with 13. The Lady Vikes took on the Merrillville Pirates on Wednesday night. The score for the JV game was 48-24, with the Lady Vikes coming out on top. Grace Healy led the way with 8 points. The varsity game score was 73-42, with the Vikings victorious. Jessica Gast and Ari Gerdt led in scoring with 17 apiece. They are now 4-2. The girls’ travel to South bend Clay on Saturday night.
The freshmen girls’ basketball team tipped off their season on Monday night with a 21-11 home victory over Kankakee Valley. Bella Bukur led the team with nine points, Lucia Otten had five rebounds, and Sydney Vorrier’s backdoor pass to Bella Bukur for a layup started off the second half in route to the ten point victory! They travelled to Lowell on Tuesday night and suffered their first defeat of the young season losing 25-15. Sydney Vorrier led the team in scoring and rebounding with five of each.
The boys’ and girls’ cross country teams travelled to Terre Haute this past Saturday for the IHSAA State Championship meet. The girls’ finished in 12th place. Senior Logan Ferngren finished in 8th place earning All-State honors in a time of 18:21. Ava Gilliana finished 46th, Hannah Fitzgerald 83rd, Emily Worthington 130th, Julia Arnold 134th, Sarah Worthington 155th, and Elena Kipp 162nd. Great season ladies!
PCCTC Video Media Productions to Broadcast Live Video of Boone Grove vs. North Newton 2A Football Sectional Championship Game
The Porter County Career & Technical Center will produce a live video broadcast of Friday's Boone Grove vs. North Newton 2A Football Sectional Championship Game live on ValpoLife.com and NWIndianaLife.com.