(New Carlisle, IN) - The Slicers defeated the New Prairie Cougars 66 - 37 on Saturday night. La Porte used an aggressive 1-3-1 trapping zone and great shooting to speed the Cougars up, sprinting to a 21 - 8 first quarter lead and never looked back.
Ja’Meriyon Cross 16 points, Malik Corley 11 points, Rylan Kieszkowski 10 points, Nic Spence 9 points, Kyle Kirkham 8 points, Tommy Samuelson 8 points, and Brennen Balka 4 points. Dylan Salisbury, Brogan Riley, and Dominic Thomson all played but did not score.
New Prairie Scoring
Kole Staley 11 points, Reece Lapcznski 6 points, Devan Kalicki 6 points, Colton Griffiths 4 points, Trent Platz 4 points, Gavin Gonzalez 3 points, Joe Kinney 3 points. Trenton Klute, Lucas Pavlick, Bryce McCorkel, Corbin Jonas, and Reece Eggert all played but did not score.
The Slicers improved their record to 3 - 1. The Cougar record fell to 0 - 2.
New Prairie was victorious in the JV game, 45 - 37.
The Slicers next game will be Saturday, December 10th against undefeated South Bend Washington in the home opener. The varsity tip is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. The JV tip will be at 2:00 p.m.
New Prairie will travel to face state rated Penn at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6th.