The Pennant

Boys Basketball: Marian beats Penn 70-53

Penn’s hopes of clinching a share of the Northern Indiana Conference Boys Basketball Championship were placed on hold, as Marian scored a 70-53 victory against the Kingsmen on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019.

Penn, ranked No. 5 in Class 4-A, is 10-1 in the NIC and 16-3 overall. Marian, ranked No. 7 in Class 3-A, is 9-1 in the NIC and 15-3 overall.

Penn plays at Plymouth on Saturday, Feb. 16, in a non-conference game. The Kingsmen can claim a share of the NIC crown at Jimtown on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Noah Applegate led Penn with 21 points. Drew Lutz and Beau Ludwick scored 12 points each.

PENN 53: Carter Hickey 0, Drew Lutz 12, Beau Ludwick 12, Evan Groves 0, Derek Derda 2, Noah Applegate 21, Caleb Applegate 0, Kegan Hoskins 6, Gavin Ruth 0, Casey Shultz 0. TOTALS 19 6-8 53.

Marian 70: Latrell Franklin 5, Coley Quinn 15, Chase Sumner 0, Jerry Bracey 9, Maddix Bogunia 2, Jaden Ivey 24, Kaleo Kakalia 12, Mitchell Menting 3, Michael Baughman 0. TOTALS 24 18-26 70.

PENN 13 9 16 15 — 53

Marian 16 12 20 22 — 70

Three-pointers: PENN 3 (Drew Lutz 1, Beau Ludwick 1, Noah Applegate 1), Marian 4 (Jaden Ivey 3, Coley Quinn 1).