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The Journal Gazette

Sunday, February 11, 2018 1:00 am

Area women

Saint Francis loses again to a top 25 team

Journal Gazette

Kara Gerka scored 18 points, but the Saint Francis women's basketball team lost 61-52 to Indiana Wesleyan on Saturday at the Hutzell Center.

For the No. 25 Cougars, it was a third straight loss in games against teams ranked in the NAIA's Top 25.

Anna Imhoff led No. 20 Indiana Wesleyan with 15 points, including 4-of-8 shooting from 3-point range. Teammate Nicole Ignasiak had 14 points.

Carly Lange added 10 points for Indiana Wesleyan (21-7, 13-3 Crossroads League), which shot 51.1 percent from the field, much better than the 31.5percent shooting of the Cougars (16-12, 8-8).

Lindley Kistler had 12 points for Saint Francis, which has lost four of its last six games.

INDIANA TECH 91, NORTHWESTERN OHIO 55: In the Schaefer Center, Keanna Gary made 12 of 14 shots and totaled 30 points, as the Warriors extended their program-record winning streak to 17 games. Gary had 15 rebounds, 13 of which came at the defensive end. Haley Cook totaled 22 points, including 6-of-11 shooting from 3-point range for the No. 7 Warriors (26-2, 17-1 Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference). Northwestern Ohio (7-20, 3-15) got 11 points from Emily Patton.

TRINE 67, ALBION 59: In Angola, Montana Martin scored 18 points to lead the Thunder (22-2, 14-1 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association) and Cassidy Williams added 14.

GRACE 71, SPRING ARBOR 61: At Spring Arbor, Michigan, Brooke Sugg made 11 of 17 shots for 30 points to lead the Lancers (15-13, 9-7 Crossroads League). Gracie Cabana had 14 points for Spring Arbor (10-17, 4-12).

MARIAN 66, HUNTINGTON 50: At Indianapolis, Kellie Kirkhoff scored 19 points to lead the No. 5 Knights (26-2, 15-1 Crossroads League). Sarah Fryman scored 12 and Brooke Saylor 11 to lead the Foresters (16-11, 9-7).

HANOVER 62, MANCHESTER 34: At Hanover, Alexis Nall scored 16 points as Hanover (15-8, 11-5 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference) led 30-11 at halftime and never looked back.

Mikalia Taylor and Isabella Zoog scored eight apiece for Manchester (7-16, 6-10).