The Pennant

Boys Basketball: Penn defeats Bremen

Noah Applegate turned the Kingsmen Court into a launching pad, as the 6-foot-6 Senior All-State Candidate soared for 21 points and 12 rebounds to lead Penn to a 79-50 high school basketball victory against Bremen on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019.

Penn, ranked No. 5 in Class 4-A, improved to 15-2 overall and 9-0 in the Northern Indiana Conference. Bremen is 7-9 overall and 2-6 in the NIC.

Applegate’s point total included an electrifying thunderdunk in the second half.

Drew Lutz scored 16 points and dished out eight rebounds.

Beau Ludwick punched the Lions with a 16-point effort. He also fought for six rebounds, dished out four assists and ripped off three steals.

Freshman Richard Brooks scored 11 points.

PENN 79: Carter Hickey 6, Drew Lutz 16, Jahawn Horton 0, Beau Ludwick 16, Evan Groves 0, Richard Brooks 11, Derek Derda 0, Noah Applegate 21, Caleb Applegate 2, Kegan Hoskins 5, Gavin Ruth 0, Caleb Fischer 2, Joe Apata 0. TOTALS 30 10-13 79.

Bremen 50: Reece Willis 3, Ryan Caldwell 17, Jacob Wunder 7, Bryce Ginter 0, Justin Zumbrun 11, Evan Manges 2, Brooks Feldman 2, Tony Hardin 3, Dakota Schmeltz 0, Carson Miller 5. TOTALS 22 1-6 50.

PENN 19 17 19 24 — 79

Bremen 11 6 20 13 — 50

Three-pointers: PENN 9 (Carter Hickey 2, Drew Lutz 2, Beau Ludwick 2, Richard Brooks 2, Noah Applegate 1), Bremen 5 (Reece Willis 1, Jacob Wunder 1, Justin Zumbrun 1, Tony Hardin 1, Carson Miller 1).