The Pennant

Applegate scores 33 in loss to No. 7 Riley

Penn High School sophomore Noah Applegate scored a career-high 33 points, but the Kingsmen suffered a 78-69 loss to No. 7 South Bend Riley on Thursday, Feb. 2

Riley improved to 15-0 overall and 8-0 in the Northern Indiana Conference.

Penn is 8-8 overall and 5-3 in the NIC.

Applegate, a 6-foot-5 wing, scored his 33 points on 10-of-17 shooting and a perfect 13-of-13 free throws.

Senior point guard Brian Doslak scored 11 points for Penn.

Riley’s Damezi Anderson scored 21 points, and Maurice Scott, Jr. scored 18 points.

PENN 69: Drew Lutz 6, Drew Schneider 2, Brian Doslak 11, Beau Ludwick 5, Noah Applegate 33, Noah Krathwohl 3, Matthew McCown 3, Connor Schneider 6.

Riley 78: Maurice Scott, Jr. 18, Jalen Jennings 4, Shamar Dillard 13, Damezi Anderson 21, Roland Austin 6, Rylan Grundy 3, Nate Marino 2, Marlon Taylor 8, Ty’Juan Reid 3.

PENN          16   12   14   27 – 69

Riley             19   17   19   23 – 78

Three-pointers: PENN 4 (Doslak 3, Ludwick 1); Riley 3 (Scott 1, Dillard 1, Anderson 1).