Junior Luke Vavra's 18 points led the way to a 68-53 win over Three Rivers. Nolan Snyder added 16 with four treys and Marquis Gill added 12 points. Logan Ketchum's 17 points and nine rebounds were not enough to prevent a 61-35 win by state rated Three Rivers. Selena Martinez added seven poins, and Hollee Kubiszak and Savannah Warner each produced four tallies. The Redskin wrestling team had three grapplers move on to individual Regional play. Jared Williams, Kevin Sundberg and Burton Armbrust will all be competing at the Regionals. Williams is the first freshman wrestler at Paw Paw to have a 30 win season and also make the Regionals. Kelli Volenski led the way with a 225 game as the Lady Redskin bowling team easily defeated Parchment 27 to 3. Shannon Patterson threw in a 192 line. For the boys Landon Kirby's 218 game helped his team down Mattawan 22-8. Josh DuCharme added a 215, and Jason Waller a 203. Congratulations to Max Field and Anthony Wrona who have both signed letters of intent to be a part of the first football team at Sienna Heights College. Don't believe everything you read in the newspapers....the Kalamazoo Gazette said the boys basketball team defeated South Haven 59-53. Actually the Rams won 63-59. Luke Vavra had 24 for Paw Paw, Marquis Gill 13 and Nolan Snyder 11. As is often the case, Selena Martinez and Logan Ketchum led the way as the Lady Redskins defeated South Haven 63 to 19. Each scored 14 in the easy win. Redskin boys basketball team saw their record fall to 7-7 with 47-41 loss to Comstock. DeMarcus Leak scored 11 and Marquise Gill 10 for the Reds. Selena Martinez scored 15, Logan Ketchum added 12 with 12 boards and Hollee Kubiszak contributed 11 points as the Lady Redskins corralled the Comstock Colts 49-29. Vicksburg picked up just their fourth win of the season thanks to a 24 point fourth quarter to stop the Redskin boys 68 to 54. Luke Vavra had 17 points for the 'Skins, followed by 13 for DeMarcus Leak, 11 for both Nolan Snyder and Marquise Gill while Andrew Buskirk added the other eight points. The hobbled Lady Redskins lost to Vicksburg 66-54 with Selena Martinez topping the scoring list with 17. Logan Ketchum added 14 and Natalie Kmet had a career high 13 tallies. Playing in a defensive game, the Redskin boys team topped Plainwell 48-44 behind 14 points and 15 boards by Marquise Gill. Nolan Snyder added 11 tallies and Luke Vavra 10. The Lady 'Skins were tied 20-20 at the half at Plainwell, but lost a 50-39 verdict. Selena had a dozen points for the Reds, Logan Ketchum 8 with 12 rebounds, and Laiken McManigal 7 tallies. Playing without standout Marquise Gill the boys basketball team dropped a 79-61 verdict at Dowagiac. Matt Cerven hit for career best 13 points and Luke Vavra topped the team with 21 points and seven assists. Selena Martinez scored a career high 19 points and the Lady Reds held off a late rally by Dowagic for a 46-40 win. Logan Ketchum added eight points and 15 boards. With two hobbling starters, Marquise Gill and DeMarcus Leak the Reds fell to #6 state rated Gull Lake in boys basketball. Luke Vavra topped the scoring with 16 and a limping Gill added 15 points. The Lady Reds fell to Wolverine power Gull Lake 63-48. Logan Ketchum had 12 points and 11 rebounds and Selena Martinez added a dozen of her own tallies. Selena Martinez, after having to sit out with a bloodied nose, stepped to the free throw line with one half a second left on the clock and nailed a pair of free throws for a 50-49 win over the Allegan Lady Tigers. The Redskin boys basketball team jumped out to a 24-4 lead over Allegan and led all the way for a 65-53 win. DeMarcus Leak scored 19, Luke Vavra 18, Marquis Gill 12 and Andrew Buskirk 10. Balanced scoring and pressure defense were the keys as the Redskin boys downed Three Rivers 67-59. The 5t win of the season matched last year's win total. Sophomore DeMarcus Leak topped the scoring with 18 points plus 14 boards. Nolan Snyder added 17, Luke Vavra 13 and Marquis Gill 10. State rated and undefeated Three Rivers jumped out to a 23-1 first quarter lead and won easily over the Lady Redskins 62-34. Hollee Kubiszak topped the Lady Reds with 11 points, Logan Ketchum added nine, and Selena Martinez eight. Despite a strong first half by DeMaracus Leak and a near record fourth quarter 19 points by Luke Vavra, the South Haven Rams escaped with a 67-62 win on Hall of Fame Night. Trailing by 15 or more most of the game the 'Skins rallied for 32 points in the final stanza and cut the lead to three points with 40 seconds remaining. Led by Logan Ketchum with 16 points and 11 boards, the Lady Reds pulled away from South Haven for a 55-27 win. Natalie Kmet added 10 points and Desirae Humphrey nine. In what must be a record performance, the JV Redskin team claimed their fifth 20 plus point win of the season, defeating South Haven 45-0. That is correct, 45-0! Redskin boys basketball pulled away from Lawton for a 70-47 win led by DeMarcus Leak with 14 first half points which Luke Vavra matched in the final two quarters. Nolan Snyder added 12 points and Leak claimed 11 boards. Andrew Buskirk played an outstanding all around game for the 'Skins. In an incredibly exciting boys basketball game, Paw Paw defeated Vicksburg 67-66. Marquise Gill dropped in 21 points, DeMarcus Leak 12, Luke Vavra and Nolan Snyder each added 13 tallies. The Lady Redskins dropped a 41-45 contest to Vicksburg, hitting just 15 of 62 field goal attempts. Logan Ketchum scored 13 with nine boards and Selena Martinez added 12 points. Jared Williams' pin at 103 pounds was the deciding points in the 36-30 wrestling win over Berrien Springs. In the other match Dowagiac barely got past the Redskins 42-39. Undefeated Redskin wrestlers on the day included Williams, Mike Flory, Shane Chapman, Kevin Sandberg, Burton Armburst and David Budner. Redskins boys basketball team defeated Comstock 56-42. Marquise Gill tossed in 16 points followed by Nolan Snyder with 15, Luke Vavra with 10 and DeMarcus Leak with seven. Lady Redskins defeated Comstock in hoops 56-44. Logan Ketchum led with 13 points and nine boards followed by Hollee Kubiszak and Desirae Humphrey with 12 each, Selena Martinez with nine, and Amber Hatfield with seven. A late game letdown cost the Lady Redskins in a 64-47 basketball loss to Mattawan. Selena Martinez topped the scoring with 11 followed by Logan Ketchum 10, Des Humphrey 8, and Amber Hatfield 8. In the JV game Kaelin Lambert hit for 13 points in a 45-23 win over the younger Wildcats. The Lady Reds bowling team rolled over Portage Northern easily 27-3 while the boys lost a close match to the Huskies 17-13. Despite ending the day 1-4, the Redskin wrestlers came home from the Delton Invitational with five medalists. Picking up hardware were: Jared Williams 103 lbs, Mike Flory 112 lbs, Shane Chapman 145 lbs, Kevin Sundberg 152 lbs and Burton Aruburst at 215 lbs. Redskin boys lost to title contender Otsego 84-73, but showed Redskin basketball is back. They jumped out to an early 30-11 lead thanks to 13 first quarter points by Marquise Gill. Reds led until final three minutes. Gill ended with 21 points, Nolan Snyder 20 with five treys, and Luke Vavra 13. Matt Cerven added six points and DeMarcus Leak five with eight boards. Lady Reds picked up first win of the season 50-42 over Otsego. Logan Ketchum led team with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Selena Martinez added 13 points and six assists. Nolan Snyder led the way with 15 points as the Redskins boys basketball team opened the 2010-11 season with a 47-36 win at Bloomingdale. Guard Marquis Gill added ten points for the 'Skins. In the opening week of bowling competition, the Redskin boys took a 21.5-8.5 win over Portage Central. Redskin Josh DuCharme posted a league high 240 line. The Portage Central girls took a 23-7 victory over the Lady Redskins. At the Niles Super Duals Wrestling Invitational the Reds won two of five matches on the day,defeating Bloomingdale 40-30 and Berrien Springs 40-18 while falling to Buchanan 60-15, Niles 71-12, and Sturgis 49-24. Redskins medalists were Mike Flory 112 pounds, Kevin Sundberg at 152 pounds, and Burton Armburst wrestling at 215. The Lady Redskins basketball team fell to 0-2 on the season after a 48-41 loss to Plainwell. In the second half the 'Skins cut the lead to four points many times, but could never get the key basket to challenge for the lead. Sophomore Hollee Kubiszak led her team with 10 points followed by Amber Hatfield and Selena Martinez with 8 and Logan Ketchum 7. Ketchum also snared a team high 13 boards and Natalie Kmet added seven. Paw Paw's wrestling team opened their season with a split in a three team matchup. Hartford won over the Tribe 43-28 and the Redskins dominated Benton Harbor Countryside Academy by a final 57-12 tally. The Lady Redskins opened their basketball season with a 51-38 defeat at the hands of Lawton. The Blue Devils are a Class C power this season and controlled the game much of the way. Selena Martinez lead the Reds with 12 points followed by Logan Ketchum with 10 and 9 boards. In the JV game two Redskin freshmen dominated in a 49-20 win over the Blue Devils. Jessica Beebe had 19 points and Kaelin Lambert added 15 for the Lady 'Skins. Redskin quarterback/defensive back Andrew Buskirk was named the Division I-IV area player of the year by the Kalamazoo Gazette. He was joined on the All Area First Team by teammates linebacker Eric Williams and receiver Marquis Gill while Redskin mentor Brad Hessler was named Coach of the Year. All Area Honorable Mention Redskins included receiver/kicker Max Field, receiver/linebacker Anthony Wrona, and offensive linemen Jon Childress and Mitch Goodwin. Congratulations to the following Redskin athletes that made Wolverine Conference 1st Team status: Boys Cross Country-Kyle Richardson, Girls Cross Country-Sam Pursley, Boys Soccer-Sam DeVall, Football-Andrew Buskirk, Eric Williams, Mitch Goodwin, Marquis Gill and Gabe Guilbee. The Redskin playoff express was derailed by Edwardsburg with a 56-21 win. The Reds found the Eddies' wing t offense impossible to stop and as in their only other loss of the season the Redskins refused to run the ball launching 37 passes. Andrew Buskirk, Anthony Wrona and Max Field scored for the 'Skins. Sydney Fish led the way as the Lady Reds won their opening match in District Tournament play. Fish had 17 kills and eight blocks in the 3-1 win. Amber Hatfield added 12 kills, Hailey Klingel 28 assists and Candace Richardson had 4 aces and 23 digs. Redskin football avenged their only loss of the season by defeating Allegan in District Tourney play 41-20. Andrew Buskirk rushed for 197 yards and three TDs including runs of 35 and 43 yards. Anthony Wrona crossed the goal line twice and Marquis Gill accounted for the final score. Allegan scored twice late in the final quarter to make the game appear closer than it was. A 51-16 win over Dowagiac clinched the Wolverine Conference title for the Redskin football team. Buskirk scored twice, tossed a 91 yard TD pass to Marquis Gill, And Eric Williams, Anthony Wrong, Connor Prpich and James DeYoung all added scores. Kyle Richrdson and Mike Flory both earned all conference cross country honors in the league meet. Richardson posted a pesonal best time of 16:53, fourth best in Paw Paw history. The boys finished in fourth place. Sam Pursley also reached conference honors with a clocking of 20:46, a personal record. The girls ended the meet in seventh place. A goal with under three minutes to go derailed the Redskin soccer team in District Tourney play against Wayland. Sam DeVall scored the lone Redskin goal with an assist from Juan Garcia. Paw Paw was playing without their goal keeper Abe Bayha who was out with an injury. Sophomore Jalen VanHoeven stepped up and performed well in the net for the 'Skins. For the third time in four years, Allegan upset a favored Redskin football team, this time to end the Reds' perfect season. The Tigers jumped out to a 21-0 lead and won easily 28-14. Paw Paw disdained the running game the whole evening, throwing 41 passes with Buskirk completing 21 of them for 313 yards. The Redskins ran the ball a total of 10 times, all by Buskirk and most of them on pass plays where he was trying to avoid a sack. Buskirk scored on a 5 yard run and Marquis Gill returned a kickoff 91 yards for the other tally. Buskirk did set game and season school passing yards records with 313 aerial yards giving him 1826 on the season. Previous records were held by Mike Roberts in 1993 for a game and Derrick Mitchell for a season in 2004. Gill had a total of 270 all purpose yards in the loss. With a thrilling finish, the Redskins football team defeated Vicksburg 28-23 to claim at least a share of the Wolverine title. Connor Prpich intercepted a pass on the first play of the game and took it 34 yards for a TD. He also blocked a field goal and extra point attempt, and made a touchdown saving tackle. Buskirk scored on runs of 15 and 80 yards and hit Anthony Wrona with a 35 yard scoring toss on 4th and 7 with 21 seconds left in the game to make the score 28-16. Vicksburg returned the following kickoff 80 yards for a score, and recovered an onside kick with 7 seconds left. A pass from the Redskin 35 was batted away to end the game. Redskin cross country teams swept past Dowagiac with the girls winning 15-44 and the boys coming in on top 21-36. Kyle Richardson led the boys as usual with a 17:54 clocking, and Sam Pursley finished first for the girls in 21:37. Paw Paw's soccer team scored eight or more goals for the fourth time this season defeating Three Rivers 8-0. Sam DeVall had the hat trick with three goals, Juan Garcia added a pair and Billy Cross, Richard Hanenack and Eduardo Munoz also found the Wildcat goal. The Redskin football team moved to 6-0 with a 29-7 win over Three Rivers. Andrew Buskirk scored three times, Spencer Earl returned an interception 33 yards for a score, and Max Field kicked a 40 yard field goal. The win qualifies the 'Skins for the state football playoffs. The boys tennis team had to overcome some obstacles at Niles Brandywine due to illness, but still claimed a 6-2 victory. Doubles winners included Nate Watts/Brady Ruselink, Connor Anderson/Daniel Brown, Nathan Huggett/Chris Long and Michael Brown/Jared Burk. Nate Klingel and Corey Siwula won their singles matches. Redskin cross country teams swept Comstock with the girls winning 20-38 and the boys 19-38. Kyle Richardson, Josh Grotelueschen and Mike Flory took the first three spots for the boys. The girls also went 1-2-3 with Paige Sutcliffe, Sam Pursley and Kayla Grotelueschen placing at the top. The Lady Redskin volleyball team came home from the Bridgman Invitational Tournament with the 1st place trophy. They defeated Lake Michigan Catholic and Michigan Lutheran in pool play and Dowagiac in the semi-finals. In the title match they bested host Bridgman 21-17 and 21-16. Sydney Fish had seven kills in the trophy round and Amber Hatfield five while Candace Richardson was outstanding at libero. Laura Van Oeffelen scored the match point. Paw Paw's soccer team showed their offensive muscle defeating Comstock 9-1. Sam DeVall had two goals and an assists, Billy Cross did the same and Tyler Johnson added a pair of shots into the Colts net. Bandon Ling, Zach Richards and David Hoggatt also scored goals in the rout of the Colts. Leading Redskin soccer scorer Sam DeVall found the Battle Creek Pennfield net twice for a 2-0 victory. Juan Garcia was credited with a save and Abe Bayha was in goal for the shutout. Redskin football scored 57 points in the first half at South Haven on the way to a 64-14 win. Marquis Gill scored three times including two interception returns. Andrew Buskirk scored twice, one on a 77 yard run and threw three TD passes. Max Field found the end zone twice while Eric Williams and James DeYoung also crossed the goal line. The Redskin tennis team managed two wins in a 2-6 loss to perennial area and state tennis power Allegan. Winners for the 'Skins included Corey Siwula at 2nd singles and the #4 doubles pairing of Cody Schmitt and Brady Ruselink Tyler Johnson scored a first half goal and Sam DeVall added on in the second period assisted by Billy Cross to give the 'Skins a tight 2-0 soccer win over Lawton. Abe Bayha recorded the shutout in goal. In Wolverine football, the Redskins jumped out to a 42-0 lead at half time and won 42-14 over Comstock. Quarterback Andrew Buskirk completed eight of 11 passes for 233 yards and three TD passes. Max Field caught two aerials for 83 yards and Marquise Gill snared one pass for a 71 yard TD run. Gill also returned a punt 58 yards for a score. Hailey Klingel led the Lady Reds to a 3-0 win over Comstock in volleyball with 32 assists. Emily Keister recorded six aces and eight kills while Sydney Fish accounted for six kills in the 25-13, 25-14, 25-12 conference win. Redskins #4 doubles team of Cody Schmitt and Brady Ruselink rallied after losing the first set to defeat their Vicksburg opponents and sew up the 5-3 conference tennis win. The Reds swept the singles competition with wins by Nate Klingel, Corey Siwula, Kevin Bain and Chris Lyons. Redskins boys tennis swept Three Rivers 8-0. Singles winners were Nate Klingel, Corey Siwula, Brand Ruselink, and Chris Lyons. Winning doubles tandems included Michael Brown/Jared Burk, Nathan Huggett/Chris Long, Connor Anderson/Daniel Brown, and Cody Schmitt/Briay Wysko. Redskin football moved to 3-0 defeating previously undefeated Otsego 27-14. Max Field caught a TD pass and Eric Williams and James DeYoung ran for scores. Andrew Buskirk had nearly 200 yards passing and 190 yards rushing. Lady Redskin volleyball lost to Otsego 1-3 winning the second set 25-19 and rallying in the third after being down 2-12 only to lose 25-21. Candace Richardson recorded 18 digs and Emily Keister added 10. Sydney Fish had 11 kills and Laura VanOeffelen five blocks. The Redskin tennis team took South Haven 6-2, splitting the singles matches and sweeping the doubles. Winners for the Red and White included; Nate Klingel and Kevin Bain in singles play and the doubles tandems of Michael Brown/Jared Burk, Nathan Huggett/Chris Long, Connor Anderson/Daniel Brown and Cody Schmitt/Nathan Watts.+ Soccer power Plainwell scored four goals in two minutes and 36 seconds in the first half and cruised to a 9-1 win over the 'Skins. Billy Cross found the net for the lone Redskin score. Paw Paw's soccer team traveled to the lake shore to take on St. Joseph in what was a tight 0-0 game for a half. The Bears broke out with three second half scores while Billy Cross managed the lone Redskin goal. After trailing 21-0 in the first quarter, the Redskin football team came back to win 44-33 at Gull Lake. Andrew Buskirk tossed a 67 yard TD pass to Max Field late in the game for the Redskins first lead of the night, and then Buskirk scored the clincher with two minutes remaining in the game. Sam DeVall and Billy Cross scored twice each to down area soccer power Kalamazoo Christian 4-1. Tyler Johnson and David Magalion each recorded an assist for the 'Skins. Lady Redskin golf came in ninth at Hawkshead Golf Course in South Haven with a 232 total. Plainwell won the match with a total of 183 strokes. Otsego took a 5-3 win in boys tennis over the Red and White. Winners for the 'Skins included #2 singles Corey Siwula and doubles teams of Nathan Huggett/Chris Long and Connor Anderson/Daniel Brown. Playing in the strong Portage Northern vollleyball tourney, the Lady 'Skins came home without a win losing to the Davison Cardinals 25-16 and 25-10 in pool play. Kalamazoo Christian also triumphed 25-14 and 25-18, and in Silver bracket play the Portage Northern reserve team prevailed 25-20, 26-14 in a close match. The Redskin football team jumped out to a 23-0 half time lead and held on to defeat Plainwell 23-6. Anthony Wrona caught a TD pass from Andrew Buskirk and Eric Williams and Buskirk both rushed for scores. Redskin soccer was surprised by Galesburg-Augusta, dropping a 3-2 verdict on a late Ram goal. Billy Cross scored for the Tribe with an assist from Sam DeVall, and Devall added an unassisted goal. Sydney Heasley and Samantha Hill each recorded a round of 49 to lead the Lady Reds golf team to a 14 stroke improvement in their second Wolverine Conference Jamboree. For Hill it was her best round ever. Celestine Schwartz added a 54 and Alex Boyer came in with a total of 66 as the team shot 214 to finish in sixth place. Sam DeVall scored four goals and Tyler Johnson added three as the 'Skins easily defeated Parchment 8-3 in opening boys soccer action. Brandon Ling added the eighth goal and assists were recorded by DeVall, Johnson, Billy Cross and Juan Garcia. The Reds held a 7-1 halftime lead. New boys tennis coach Matthew Baleja saw his team open the season with a 6-2 win at Plainwell. Winners in singles were Nate Klingel and Corey Siwula. Paw Paw swept the doubles matches with wins for the tandems of Nate Hugget/Jared Burk, Connor Anderson/Daniel Brown, Chris Lyons/Chris Long and Cody Schmitt/Nate Watts. Celestine Schwartz shot a 51 and sunk a 40 foot putt to pace the Lady Redskins in their first Wolverine Meet of the year, a 7th place finish at Three Rivers. New head coach Molly Hamre and the Lady Redskins volleyball team began their new season winning two of five matches at the Gull Lake Invitational. After dropping pool play matches to Delton 25-11, 25-9 and Niles 25-18, 25-21, The Lady Reds won their power pool by rolling over Marshall 25-27, 25-19 and 15-12, and defeating Vicksburg 25-10 and 25-13. They fell to Caledonia in the semi-finals of the Gold Division 25-11 and 25-12.
This is amazing.......PPHS started playing boys baseball and boys track in 1895. In 115 years of these two sports Paw Paw has had 6 track coaches and 38 baseball coaches.......
ALL TIME WON LOST RECORD BY SPORT Boys Basketball 1004-774 Boys Baseball 953-700-3 Girls Volleyball 616-454-30 Girls Softball 498-478 Girls Basketball 479-347 Boys Track 433-304-3 Boys Football 372-378-28 Boys Golf 312-185-4 Boys Cross Co. 272-220-5 Boys Wrestling 265-389-7 Boys Tennis 259-225-10 Boys Soccer 220-217-21 Girls Track 213-152-3 Girls Soccer 149-225-5 Girls Cross Co. 137-107-3 Girls Bowling 88-13 Girls Tennis 84-220-18 Boys Bowling 59-27-2
More congratulations are in order for Taylor Underhill, a member of the All State Girls soccer 3rd team and Elena Olavares who received Honorable Mention All State honors.
Congratulations to Taylor Underhill, Wolverine Conference Girls Soccer 1st Team & Eric Williams Wolverine Conference Baseball 1st Team plus Charlie Maxwell Award Winner.
All time won-lost record VS frequent opponents Mattawan 461-349-6 Galesburg-Augusta 343-134-5 Parchment 345-192-9 Kalamazoo Hackett 318-268-4 Otsego 313-359-13 Allegan 305-344-10 South Haven 258-335-8 Plainwell 238-291-5 Delton 231-165-3 Kalamazoo Christian 213-329-1 Vicksburg 213-278-5 Comstock 199-197-2 Battle Creek Pennfield 185-100-2 Three Rivers 188-205-1 Dowagiac 173-119-5 Hartford 155-64-3 Decatur 148-61-0 Coloma 148-65-2 Lawton 139-51-1 Lawrence 123-31-1 Gull Lake 90-186-4
Congratulations to Kendra Cook who has signed to play basketball and volleyball at KVCC.
The Lady Reds soccer season ended with a hard fought 3-0 loss to Hunsonville Unity Christian. Hudsonville has won the Division III state championship the past five years and is rated #1 again this season.
A 4-1 win over Edwardsburg in the District Finals gave the Lady Reds their fourth district title in five years. Taylor Underhill found the net twice and Elena Olavares and Haleigh Yerrick each scored one goal. Des Humphrey, Selenea Martinez and Desi Smith-Underhill each had an assist, and Natalie Kmet picked up the win in goal with six saves.
The Lady Redskins soccer team rolled to their fifth straight berth in the District Tournament Finals, defeating South Haven 3-0. Brittney Zerbel found the net first with an assist from Selena Martinez. Taylor Underhill added an unassisted goal and Martinez closed out the scoring with help from Elena Olavares. Natalie Kmet recorded the shutout in the goal.
Congratulations to the senior athletes of the year at PPHS. For the girls the winner of the Redskin Booster Club Award is Megan Pearson. For the boys the Hindenach-Dawson Award goes to Raleigh Rushing.
A ninth inning error gave Vicksburg an 8-7 baseball win over the 'Skins. Eric Williams led the hitting with two singles, a double and 2 RBI. Paul Jaco added two hits and Jamison Sharp, Francisco Posada and Grant Lewis each collected one safety.
Redskin track teams tied or set new records in seven events this season with the state finals still ahead. Max Field tied 110 high hurdles in 15.0 and set new standard in 300 hurdles at 40.3. Anthony Peterson matched the 400 meter dash mark clocking in at 51.30. In the 400 meter relay Anthony Harvey, Paul Bogen, Anthony Peterson and Andrew Buskirk set the new record at 44.6 In 800 meter relays Corry Daoust, Jamelle Johnson, Buskirk and Peterson now hold the record iwith a 1:32.80. The 1600 meter relay record now belongs to Daoust, Peterson, Johnson and Damarcus Leak at 3:26.61. For the girls Whitney Johnson equaled the 100 meter dash record with a 12.4.
Redskin baseball dropped the opener at Comstock 12-5 despite a strong pitching effort by Chris Lyons. Ben Stieber led the offense with three hits followed by Eric Williams with a pair. Alex Carlee, Colton Moldovan and Raleigh Rushing also hit safely for the 'Skins. In game two some strong defense and a pitching gem by Raleigh Rushing produced a 2-1 victory. Rushing tossed a complete game with 10 strikeouts. Lyons, Rushing and Grant Lewis had the only hits for the Reds, just enough offense to produce a win.
After entering the Greater Kalamazoo Softball Tournament with a 0-18 record, a determined group of Lady Redskins fought their way to the championship game by defeating Parchment 6-5 and Kalamazoo Hackett 9 to 8 in 12 innings. Redskin hurler Sydney Heasley tossed all 18 innings in the first two games to pick up a pair of wins. In the finals against Comstock an exhausted group of Lady Reds fell 17-0 to finish the day in the runner-up position. Tough luck pitcher Raleigh Rushing picked up the win in a 8-7 win over Kal Hackett in the first round of the Greater Kalamazoo Baseball Tournament. He also led the offense with two singles and a double. The Reds lost to Kal Loy Norrix in second round play.
The Lady Redskins tennis team continued their greatest season ever by winning the MHSAA Regional title at South Bend. Winners included #1 singles Stephanie King, #2 singles Kirstin Frank, #4 singles Aly Whitworth and #2 doubles team of Katie Walters and Leslie Adriance. These girls now move on to the State Finals at Kalamazoo College.
We are back, will spend a week in hospital soon, so we may not post for a few days again.
Lady Reds lost a tough softball game to Kalamazoo Central 7-6. Taylor Curtis had three hits, Katie Labadie and Sydney Heasley had two each. Maroon Giants won the second game 11-0. Sorry, due to health problems there may not be any postings on here for a few days. Hope to be back very soon...................
A two run bottom of the ninth inning rally gave the Redskin baseball team an 8-7 win over South Haven. Jeremy Sharpe tossed four strong innings for relief for the win. Paul Jaco had a double and two singles while Eric Williams and Ben Stieber each added a pair of hits for the Red team.
Lady Redskins soccer raised their record to 9-2 with a thrilling 2-1 win over powerful South Haven. Tied 1-1 after two overtime periods the Reds won the shootout to claim the win. Elena Olivares had the goal in regulation for the 'Skins with an assist from Des Smith-Underhill. Shootout goals were converted by Taylor Underhill, Jamie Packer and Morgan Evick.
Redskin girls tennis completed the best regular season in school history by defeating Bridgman and Coloma 6-2 and 8-0. The girls' 9-4 record is only the second winning season for the sport in the 34 years of its existance at Paw Paw. The other winning year was the 2003-04 season with a 6-2-2 final mark.
Redskin hurler Paul Jaco pitched a masterful game against Kalamazoo Christian, but still took a 4-1 defeat. Jaco tossed a complete seven inning game allowing just two earned runs while fanning nine Comets and allowing just a pair of walks. Erick Williams led the offense with a single and double and Raleigh Rushing, Ben Stieber and Alex Carlee also added hits for the 'Skins.
Lady Redskin tennis set a school record with their seventh win of the season, 7-1 over Dowagiac. Stephanie King, Kirstin Frank and Ally Whitworth were victorious in singles while the duos of Kate Walters/Leslie Adriance, Katie Schinske/Kate McCaw and Elyse Wegler/Erica Hasselberger all won their doubles matches in straight sets.
Redskin soccer exploded for seven goals to defeat Comstock easily 7-0. Taylor Underhill had two goals and Des Humphrey, Desiree Smith-Underhill, Selena Martinez, Elana Olivares and Kendra Papesh each found the net once. Olivares had two assists, Martinez, Underhill, Smith-Underhill and Savannah Warner one apiece. Natalie Kmet recorded the shutout in goal.
Both Redskin track teams had an easy time of it against Dowagiac with the boys winning 80-57 and the girls by a 101-33 final count. Anthony Peterson led the guys with four wins including three relays and the open 400. Megan Pearson ran on the winning 3200 relay team and took first in her specialties, the 800,1600, and 3200.
Taylor Underhill scored two second half goals to lead the Lady Redskins soccer team over conference foe Otsego by a 2-1 final.
A 14 hit attack by Paw Paw led to a 12-9 win over Niles Brandywine in baseball play at the Brandywine Round Robin Tourney. Colton Moldovan picked up the win on the hill for the 'Skins.
The Redskins held the lead until six runs in the final two innings made School an 8-6 winner. Eric Williams led the Reds with a pair of hits..
A six run sixth inning propelled Otsego to a 14-7 baseball win over Paw Paw. Jamison Sharpe led the Redskins offense with a double good for two RBI.
Otsego took a softball double header from Paw Paw by 16-6 and 14-0 scores. Katie Labadie had two hits for the day to pace the Redskins' attack.
Lady Redskin soccer raised their record to 6-2 with a 4-2 victory over Battle Creek Harper Creek. Desiree Smith-Underhill, Taylor Underhill, Elena Olivares and Desirae Humphrey scored goals and Morgan Evick, Taylor Underhill and Elena Olivares all had assists.
Both Redskin track teams easily defeated Comstock with the girls winning 106-26 and the boys 93-43. Paul Bogen, Corry Daoust and Damarcus Leak each won four events for the boys and Megan Pearson and Kayla DePierre each tcaptured four first place ribbons for the ladies.
Lady Redskin tennis won for the fourth time in a row, 5-3 over Three Rivers. Singles players Stephanie King and Kirstin Frank triumphed along with doubles duos of Anella Cooper/Laura Hill, Kate Walters/Leslie Adriance, and Katie Schinske/Kate McCaw
Paw Paw's girls soccer team was held scoreless for the first 66 minutes of their game against Buchanan, but Taylor Underhill found the net twice in a ten minute segment to take a 2-1 win over the Bucks.
Ben Stieber pitched well allowing only two earned runs, yet he took the loss in a 5-4 defeat of the baseball team by Constantine. Raleigh Rushing and Eric Williams gathered the only Redskin hits.
Elana Olivares scored twice, and Morgan Evick had an assist as the Lady Reds soccer team defeated Niles Brandywine 2-0. Katie Haynor and Natalie Kmet each spent one half in goal and shared the shutout.
Allegan defeated the Redskin boys track team 80-57. Freshman Damarcus Leak led the 'Skins with 16 points winning the high jump and long jump. Freshman Whitney Johnson had four firsts as the Lady Reds downed the Allegan girls 70 to 65.
Redskin girls tennis evened their season record at 3-3 by defeating Niles Brandywine 6-2. Winners included Stephanie King, Kirstin Frank, Kendra Cook and Ally Whitworth in singles and the doubles teams of Kat Walters/Leslie Adriance and Elyse Wegeler/Erica Hasselberger id doubles.+
Paw Paw's girls soccer team fell from the ranks of the unbeaten losing 7-0 to Plainwell. The conference favorites dominated play all evening with the 'Skins only managing one shot on goal.
Lady Redskin softball struggled against Gobles, losing 18-8. The Reds had six hits and committed nine errors, while the Lady Tigers pounded out 24 hits.
Redskin baseball dropped a pair of games at the Bloomingdale Tournament, losing to Sault Ste. Marie 11-1 in the first game, and 5-4 to Bloomingdale in the night cap. Paul Jaco pitched well against the Cardinals throwing a complete game with just two earned runs and five strikeouts.
A baseball double header produced a 9-3 loss to Plainwell in the opener, and a 6-6 tie in game two due to darkness. Ben Steiber had three hits and three stolen bases for the day and Paul Jaco belted a grand slam home run in the night cap.
A young but talented Lady Redskin soccer team stretched their record to 3-0 with a win over perennial soccer power Kalamazoo Chrisitan. Sophomores Des Humphrey, Taylor Underhill and Elena Olivares accounted for all three goals and Underhill added an assist. Fellow soph Natalie Kmet was outstanding in goal with 17 saves.
Mercifully the baseball home opener was limited to five innings by the mercy rule. Kalamazoo Hackett won 22-11 to spoil things for Redskin fans. Alex Carlee had two hits and two RBI and Ben Steiber collected three safeties good for three runs driven in.
Redskin softball suffered a tough 5-3 loss to Kalamazoo Hackett. Jackie Brown, Haley Hagen, Sidney Schauer and Stephanie Kanwischer led the offense with two hits apiece, and Katie Labadie, Laura Carlsena and Kanwischer each drove in a run.
Taylor Underhill scored twice and Candace Richardson once leading the Lady Redskins soccer team past St. Joseph 3-1. Haleigh Yerrick had an assist, while Alexa Connor, Jaime Packer and Desi Humphrey were standouts on defense for the Reds.
It was a rough start for new Redskin softball coach Brittney Reist as she watched her team drop a pair to Galesburg-Augusta 11-1 and 11-3. The Reds managed just six hits for the day with Kense Sonnevil collecting two of them.
New coach Derek Vandenburg saw his Redskin baseball team drop their season opener 6 to 2 to Galesburg-Augusta. Raleigh Rushing took the loss on the mound and picked up one of just four Redskin hits. Eric Williams added a double and single, and Alex Carlee a one base hit.
The Lady Redskins tennis team fell to Gull Lake 7-1 with the #4 doubles tandem of Elyse Wegeler and Megan St. Clair picking up the only win, 6-4, 6-2.
Wolverine Enrollment Figures for 2010 Gull Lake 929 Vicksburg 846 Three Rivers 800 Plainwell 880 Allegan 786 Paw Paw 688 Otsego 685 South Haven 665 Comstock 642 Dowagiac 600
It was a good start to the girls tennis season as the Lady Reds defeated Plainwell 7-1. Winners in singles included Stephanie King, Kirstin Frank, Kendra Cook and Ally Whitworth. Victorious doubles tandems were Anella Cooper/Laura Hill, Kate Walters/Leslie Adriance, and Katie Schinske/Kate McCaw. Redskin boys golf opened the new season with wins over Lawton, Bangor and Watervliet at Lake Cora Hills. Ali Alsakha was the medalist with 39 followed by Nolan Snyder with 41, David Rife 45 and Brandon Humphrey 46.
Congratulations to Megan Pearson Lady Redskin long distance expert for finishing in the top six in the state in the B-Cam Coaches Association three point shot competition.
The Redskin boys track team opened with a 89 to 44 loss at Otsego. Leading point producers for the 'Skins were Anthony Peterson and Anthony Harvey with 13 points each. The girls lost a tough one 66-60 to the Lady Bulldogs with Taylor Hill topping the scoring list with 18 points.
The Lady Redskins soccer team got the season off to a good start with a 2-0 win over Parchment. Taylor Underhill accounted for both goals and Selena Martinez had one assist. Katie Haynor and Natalie Kmet shared time in the net and shared the shutout.
ALL TIME WON LOST RECORD ALL SPORTS: Mattawan 447-341-6 Galesburg 335-134-5 Parchment 331-186-9 Kal. Hackett 321-266-4 Otsego 307-352-12 Allegan 298-332-10 South Haven 253-342-8 Plainwell 230-273-5 Delton 229-165-3 Kal. Christian 212-329-3 Vicksburg 204-268-5 Comstock 190-196-2 B.C. Pennfield 185-104-2 Three Rivers 185-202-1 Dowagiac 158-112-5 Hartford 150-65-3 Decatur 140-57 Coloma 139-63-2 Lawton 130-50-1 Lawrence 117-30-1 Gull Lake 85-180-4
With a last minute comeback, the Trinity Lady Eagles claimed the KSSL tournament title with a 21-19 win over Kalamazoo St. Augustine. Trailing by two with 50 seconds left, Kortney Lambert converted a steal into a driving layup to tie the score. With 12 seconds left in the game Kaelin Lambert made two free throws for the win. Trinity Lutheran's Kaelin Lambert was a one girl offensive machine in league tournament play against Kalamazoo Gagie School. She scored 27 points and added 15 rebounds in the 36-11 win. Kortney Babcock, Brooke Labadie, Lauren Reyonlds and Cameren Davis led a tenacious Lady Eagle defense that held a usually high scoring Patriot team to four points in the second half.
The Trinity Lady Eagles completed an undefeated regular basketball season, edging Howardsville Christian 29-27. It took a big basket by Kortney Babcock and 5 of 6 free throw shooting by Kaelin Lambert in the last minute and a half to claim the win. Lambert led the scoring with 15 followed by Brooke Labadie with six. Trinity schools swept all Kalamazoo Small League titles this year winning both 7th and 8th grade girls volleyball, both 7th and 8th grade boys basketball and both 7th and 8th grade girls basketball.
Gull Lake ended the Lady Redskins basketball season 50-28, their third win over the 20-4 'Skins. Kendra Cook ended her career at Paw Paw with a 15 point seven rebound game.
Redskin boys basketball ran into a buzzz saw in the opening round of District tourney play, losing to South Haven 83 to 28. The Rams opened an early 17-2 lead and cruised home, hitting 13 threes during the game. Andrew Buskirk led Paw Paw with just six points.
The Lady Reds claimed a District Tourney trophy with an easy 60-31 win over Comstock. Emily Reidenbach got the 'Skins going with 12 first half points and after spotting the Colts a 5-0 lead the Redskins went on an incredible 42-2 run to put the game out of reach. Reidenbach led the way with 14 points and Selena Martinez added a dozen. Kendra Cook snared 10 boards and Reidenbach eight and Martinez had seven assists.
Selena Martinez and Kendra Cook led the Lady Redskins to the District Finals by defeating Plainwell 50-32. Cook had 19 points, 15 in the first half while Martinez added nine points and ran the offense well, plus personally beating the Trojan full court constantly by herself.
Led by Megan Pearson's 16 points on six for eight shooting, the Lady Redskins won the first round of District Tournament play 47 to 34 over Otsego. The Reds jumped out to an 18-2 lead and maintained the lead throughout the night. Emily Reidenbach added 10 points, Selena Martinez eight, and Kendra Cook claimed 11 rebounds.
Two Trinity Lutheran School basketball players have reached the state finals of the Knight's of Columbus free throw shoot. Kennedy Davis won the third round title as a nine year old hitting 16 of 25 free throws from the 12 foot line. Kaelin Lambert captured the 13 year old competition hitting 19 of 25 from the standard 15 foot line. It will be Kaelin's third consecutive trip to the state finals meet in Mount Pleasant.
Despite struggling, the Lady Reds closed out the regular season with a 57 to 49 win at Dowagiac. Down to eight players with the injury to Desirae Humphrey and with Selena Martinez playing sick, Amber Hatfield stepped up with a career high 14 points. Kendra had a huge game also with 17 points including 11 for 11 from the free throw line, 14 rebounds, 4 blocked shots and 8 assists. Megan Pearson added 16 points for the 'Skins.
Nolan Snyder topped the scoring list with 13 points, but the Redskin boys basketball team dropped a 68-55 decision at Dowagiac. Luke Vavra and Max Field each contributed a dozen points.
Paw Paw Trinity Lutheran's Lady Eagles easily won a double header against Kalamazoo Heritage Christian. The "B" team won 38-6 with sisters Cameren and Kennedy Davis each scoring 10 points and Faith Labadie added eight. In the "A" game Kaelin Lambert led the way to a 41-6 victory with 20 points. Kortney Babcock contributed 10 points and Brooke Labadie added eight. The Trinity "B" team currently has a 4-0 record and the "A" Eagles stand at 8-1 on the season.
Gull Lake basketball teams totally shut down both Redskin boys and girls teams, winning 71-27 for the boys and 60-25 for the girls. Julian Butler topped the scoring for the Redskins with eight points, and Kendra Cook and Emily Reidenbach each produced 10 points in the girls game.
The Redskin girls chalked up win #16 over Comstock 55 to 38. Kendra Cook led the way with 17 points and 11 boards. Megan Pearson chipped in 13 points including three treys and Natalie Kmet shot four for five for eight points plus seven rebounds.
The Lady Redskins rolled easily over Allegan 61 to 35 to raise their record to 15-2. Kendra Cook had 15 tallies and Emily Reidenbach added 14 points.
Playing short handed, the boys basketball team gave Allegan just their second win of the year 71-63. Luke Vavra and Anthony Peterson topped the scorebook for the 'Skins with 19 points each, and Nolan Snyder added 13.
Kaelin Lambert's free throw with eight seconds left in the game gave Trinity Lutheran's Lady Eagles a 24-23 win at St. Joseph Trinity Lutheran. Lambert had 16 points on the night and Brooke Labadie added six.
Megan Pearson led the way with a career high 18 points as the Lady Redskins paid Three Rivers back for one of their two losses, 53-35. The 'Skins hit eight of their first nine shots for a 14-0 lead and cruised to the win. Pearson topped the scoring list with 18 and Emily Reidenbach added 10.
Paw Paw's boys basketball team revenged an earlier 17 point loss to Three Rivers, winning 51 to 48. Free throws by John Hillring and Nolan Snyder in the last 15 seconds clinched the win. Snyder scored 16, Luke Vavra 15, and Hillring 11.
Despite the loss of Jeana Abnet for the season, the Lady Redskins scalped South Haven 68 to 17. Kendra Cook accounted for 18 points, Emily Reidenbach 13 and Selena Martinez 10. The Lady Reds have now lost three starters with torn ACLs, all of them previous all conference players. Despite their problems, the girls now stand at 13-2 on the season.
On Snow Fest night, the Redskin boys basketball team stayed with South Haven for a half before falling 77 to 47. Luke Vavra and Anthony Peterson provided most of the offense with 15 and 12 points, and Nolan Snyder added eight.
Trinity Lutheran Lady Eagles raised their record to 5-1 with a 34-7 win over Kalamazoo Home School. Kaelin Lambert topped the scoring with 13 points plus 14 rebounds. Brooke Labadie added 11 points, Kortney Babcock 4, Karley Babcock 4, and Faith Labadie 2.
Paw Paw's wrestling team saw their season end with a 59-24 loss to South Haven in the opening round of District Tournament action. Winners for the Redskins, all with pins were: 125 pounds Jake Milbauer, 119 pounds Mike Flory, 215 B.J. Armbrust and Kevin Sundberg 152. Sundberg captured his 100th career victory earlier in the week at the Wolverince Conference Meet.
Girls from Paw Paw nearly swept the second round of the K of C free shoot at Niles. Winners were Kennedy Davis 9 year old class, Faith Labadie 10, Cameren Davis 12, Kaelin Lambert 13 and Stephanie Bedford 14. There were no Paw Paw shooters in the 12 year old group. Bedford is a member of the Paw Paw Public 8th grade class, and the other four girls all attend Trinity Lutheran School in Paw Paw. Lambert connected on 23 of 25 shots. All five girls move on to the state semi-final round January 27th in Kalamazoo.
Both Redskin bowling teams picked up wins in the position round of SWHSBC play. The Lady Redskins won 18 to 12 over Parchment, and the boys slipped by Schoolcraft by a 16 to 14 score.
After falling behind Vicksburg 14 to 2, the Lady Redskins had a huge 4th quarter rally to win by a 58 to 39 score. The injury bug attacked the girls again when Jeana Abnet went down with what looked like a serious knee injury with three minutes left in the game. Kendra Cook topped the scoring with 22 points and Abnet added 17.
Redskin boys defeated fell to Vicksburg 61 to 53 despite Nolan Snyder's 18 points including four treys. Anthony Peterson contributed 11 points, Luke Vavra 10 and John Hillring had eight.
Redskin boys basketball team defeated Edwardsburg 58 to 43. Nolan Snyder was the leading scorer with 15 followed by Luke Vavra 14, Anthony Peterson 12, Andrew Buskirk 7, and John Hillring 6.
Lady Redskin scoring statistics through 13 games: Points: Kendra Cook 201 3 point field goals: Megan Pearson 23 2 point field goals: Kendra Cook 67 Free throws: Kendra Cook 67 Shooting %: Kendra Cook 45% Megan Pearson 41%
The Redskin girls had surprisingly little trouble with Otsego claiming a 55 to 35 win. Kendra Cook had a a double double with 18 points and 15 boards, including eight for eight from the free throw stripe. Jeana Abnet added 15 points, and Emily Reidenbach contributed 10 tallies and nine rebounds.
The Redskins stayed with Otsego for a half, but some cold shooting was their downfall in a 69-46 loss. John Hillring and Max Field led the 'Skins with 11 points each, and Anthony Peterson claimed eight rebounds.
Redskin grapplers split a pair of conference wrestling matches defeating Plainwell 39-34 and losing to Otsego 60-23. Cody Small, Shane Chapman, Corry Daoust, Kevin Sundberg, T. J. Oisten, David Budner, John Childress and B. J. Armbrust picked up wins against the Trojans. Winners against the Bulldogs included Chapman, Sundberg, Oisten and Armbrust.
Paw Paw Trinity Lutheran defeated St. Joseph Trinity Lutheran 43-16. Kaelin Lambert led with 21 points including a trey, 8 steals, 6 rebounds and 3 blocked shots. Kortney Babcock and Brooke Labadie added 8 points apiece and Lauren Reyonlds contributed 6 points.
Kaelin Lambert led Trinity Lutheran to a nine point win at East Martin Christian. Lambert had 16 points, 3 blocks, 8 rebounds, 5 steals and 3 assists to lead the Lady Eagles. Brooke Labadie and Cameren Davis were standouts on defense.
After leading Plainwell by 17 points, the Lady Redskins fell behind by two with 40 seconds left in the game. Megan Pearson came up with a clutch three point to steal the victory. Jeana Abnet had 17 points, Kendra Cook 17 plus 12 rebounds and five assists, and Pearson added 11.
The Redskins dropped a 62-51 game at Plainwell. Luke Vavra topped the scoring with 13 followed by Anthony Peterson with nine,Nolan Snyder, John Hillring and Julian Butler six apiece, and five for Andrew Buskirk. Paw Paw Trinity Lutheran girls basketball cruised past East Martin Christian by nine points with Kaelin Lambert leading the way with 16 points, 3 blocks, 8 rebounds and five steals. Brooke Labadie handed out six assists and led the defense along with Lauren Reynolds and Kortney Babcock.
In Southwest Michigan Bowling Conference play the Redskin boys team defeated Plainwell 26 to 4 and the Lady Redskins slipped past Kalamazoo Hackett by a 16 to 14 final score.
John Hillring had a big night leading his team past Dowagiac by a 61-53 final score. Hillring had 16 points to lead his team, along with 15 rebounds and four assists. Nolan Snyder added 15 points, Luke Vavra and Julian Buter added 10 each.
The Lady Reds had little trouble defeating Dowagiac 53-29 on Hall of Fame Night at Paw Paw. Jeana Abnet netted 16 points, Kendra Cook nine, Megan Pearson and Selena Martinez seven apiece.
Paw Paw's wrestling team fell twice Wednesday in Wolverine Conference competition, losing to Vicksburg 60-21 and Three Rivers 63-6. Kevin Sundberg was the only double winner for the 'Skins, picking up a decision at 152 pounds in each match. John Childress wrestling at 215 scored a pin over his Vicksburg opponent in 29 seconds.
The Lady Redskins dropped their second game of the year to undefeated and state rated Gull Lake 60 to 48. The score was tied 20 all at the break. Kendra Cook and Megan Pearson topped the scoring list with 11 each and Logan Ketchum added eight.
Paw Paw and Gull Lake boys teams played a 1940s style basketball game with the Blue Devils coming out on top 49 to 31. Gull Lake led at the half 15 to 11. Luke Vavra scored nine for the Reds, John Hillring eight and Andrew Buskirk six.
The Trinity Lutheran Lady Eagles opened their basketball season with a 26-6 win over Otsego St. Margaret. Kaelin Lambert led the Eagles with 17 points and Brooke Labadie added eight. Kortney Babcock and Megan Reynolds topped the rebounding list with 10 and seven, and Cameren Davis came up with seven steals for the Birds.
The Redskin bowling teams kept rolling along with a pair of wins against Schoolcraft. The boys came out on top 17 to 13 and the girls won easily 28 to 2.
Paw Paw's competitive cheer team finished third at the Blue Devil Invitational with a score of 196.8-180.5948-275--652.3948.
The Redskin wrestlers won four of five matches at the Buchanan Team Tournament. They defeated the St. Joe "B" team, Cassopolis, Bridgman, and the Buchanan "B" team while losing to the Buchanan "A" team. , Paw Paw's varsity basketball teams swept by Allegan easily in a double header at the Redskin gym. The Lady Redskins won 59-20 led by Jeana Abnet's 19 points, 10 by Kendra Cook and nine by Megan Pearson. The boys won 53-27 with Nolan Snyder hitting for 16 points, Luke Vavra added 14 and Julian Butler added seven.
A terrible first half of shooting sent the Lady Redskins to their first defeat of the season, 57-46 to Three Rivers. The 'Skins could connect on just four of 24 first half shots and dug a hole they never got out of. Kendra topped the scoring with 13 followed by Jeana Abnet with 11 and nine for Emily Reidenbach.
The Redskin boys basketball team fell behind Three Rivers 11-0 early and never recovered, losing 63 to 46. Nolan Snyder led his team with 13 points followed by John Hillring and Luke Vavra with 10 and Anthony Peterson who contributed nine tallies.
In a battle of Kalamazoo Small School League unbeatens, the Paw Paw Trinity Lutheran boys 8th grade team defeated Howardsville Christian 62-36. The Eagles now hold an 18-0 season mark. Leading scorer for the Eagles was 7th grader Tanner Eubank with 37 points including seven three point goals.
Paw Paw's bowling teams rolled over the Portage Northern Huskies with the girls winning 28-2 and the boys taking a 26-4 verdict.