Lady Bulldogs advance to Sectional semifinal with 47-34 victory over Hobart

A USA-365.com Special Report by the USA-365.com team
02-02-2017

Crown Point Lady Bulldogs Head Coach Chris Seibert looks on right before the second half as his team warms-up. The Lady Bulldogs defeated the Hobart Lady Brickies 47-34 on Wednesday, Feb. 1 at Chesterton High School in the opening round of the Class 4A, Sectional 2 tournament.
The Crown Point Lady Bulldogs huddle in a timeout during their Class 4A, Sectional 2 opening round tournament game against the Hobart Lady Brickies at Chesterton High School on Wednesday, Feb. 1. The Lady Bulldogs won the game 47-34. (Photos by Frank Sprankle)
Team /Record 1 2 3 4 Final
Hobart (10-14) 4 10 7 13 34
CROWN POINT (16-8) 9 14 12 12 47

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - Class 4A, Sectional 2 quarterfinal at CHESTERTON, IN

HOBART (34) Lizzie Govert 2-1-5, Dejah Hill 1-3-6, Alaina Richter 0-1-1, McKenzie Funes 0-1-1, Brooke McDonald 1-1-3, Maddie Leonard 4-1-11, Paige Nestich 0-0-0, Haley Flaharty 1-2-5, Nicole Leonard 1-0-2, Grace Nestich 0-0-0. TOTALS: 10 (10-22) 34.

CROWN POINT (47) Sydney Taylor 2-5-12, Mya Scheidt 6-0-16, Caitlyn Phillips 2-1-7, Ellie VanDeel 3-1-7, Jessica Barclay 0-0-0, Taylor Tyndall 2-0-4, Tasi Kokobat 1-0-2, Abby Stoddard 0-1-1. TOTALS: 16 (8-15) 47.

FREE THROWS: HOBART (10 of 22, 45.0%) Govert 1-3, Hill 3-4, Richter 1-2, Funes 1-2, McDonald 1-3, M. Leonard 1-4, Flaharty 2-4; CROWN POINT (8 of 15, 53.0%) Scheidt 0-1, Phillips 1-2, VanDeel 1-2, Taylor 5-6, Barclay 0-2, Stoddard 1-2.

3-GOALS: HOBART (4) M. Leonard 2, Hill, Flaharty. CROWN POINT (7) Scheidt 4, Phillips 2, Taylor.

FOULED OUT: None.


CHESTERTON (02-01-2017) Clearly the Crown Point Lady Bulldogs have had their way against the Hobart Lady Brickies of late. Not only did they win the two regular season meetings but entering play, six in a row over Hobart.

That streak would reach seven as the Lady Bulldogs took complete command from the start and never looked back in their Class 4A, Sectional 2 opening match-up at Chesterton High School on Thursday night.

The Lady Bulldogs' 47-34 win over Hobart improved their record to 16-8 and guaranteed them a spot in Friday’s semi-final match against the Portage Lady Indians, who defeated the Valparaiso Lady Vikings 33-32 before Crown Point and Hobart tipped-off.

Hobart’s seasoned ended at 10-14.

Lady Bulldogs junior guard Mya Scheidt had 16 points, going four of seven on three pointers. Senior forward Sydney Taylor had a double-double, going five of six from the free-throw line and a total of 12 points, along with 12 rebounds and four steals.

Sophomore guards Caitlyn Phillips and Ellie VanDeel also chipped-in with seven points.

For the Lady Brickies, senior guard Maddie Leonard led the way with 11 points.

The Lady Bulldogs led 23-14 at halftime, they would outscore Hobart 24-20 in the second half.

Dog Notes:
With this first round sectional victory over the Lady Brickies, it marks the third time this season that Crown Point has defeated Hobart. The first, Dec. 3 at home in a 41-16 win and then 33-30 at the Wildcat Winter Classic at Hanover Central on Dec. 27.

Crown Point has now won seven straight over Hobart. The last time the Lady Brickies defeated the Lady Bulldogs was Feb. 7, 2014 in the regular season finale at Hobart.

The Lady Bulldogs will meet the Portage Lady Indians on Friday night in the semi-final round at Chesterton High School of the Class 4A, Sectional 2 tournament. Crown Point defeated Hobart at home 48-37 on Dec. 2. The Lady Bulldogs hold a five-game winning streak entering play against the Lady Indians. Jan. 15, 2013 marked the last time, Portage defeated the Lady Bulldogs, a 58-57 overtime contest at Crown Point.

Program Reminder on USA-365.com: The Crown Point Lady Bulldogs with the win over the Lady Brickies will play in the semi-finals of Class 4A, Sectional 2 this Friday, Feb. 3 in Chesterton. It will be the second of two semi-final games that night. Crown Point will match-up with the Portage Lady Indians, who edged Valparaiso 33-32 in their sectional quarterfinal. Live Coverage on USA-365.com begins at approximately 6:45 p.m. with tip-off scheduled for 7 p.m. CST.


CLASS SECTIONAL ORDER YOUR HOOSIER BASKETBALL MAGAZINE PAST SEASONS
4A 2 E-MAIL CORRECTIONS MAP TO SCHOOL 16-8
RED, WHITE TOURNAMENT HISTORY
CROWN POINT
BULLDOGS
Coach: Chris Seibert, 36-14 in 2nd year at school, 95-91 in 8th year overall
DATE OPPONENT CENTRAL TIME OA 47.4, DA 38.9
Nov. 9 at Hanover Central {3A}  W   48-  29  
Nov. 12 Concord {4A}  W   65-  41  
Nov. 15 at Andrean {3A}  W   40-  29  
Nov. 19 †Goshen {4A}  W   31-  18  tournament
Nov. 19 at Northridge {4A}   L   32-  49  tournament
Nov. 22 at East Chicago Central {4A}  W   60-  52  
Nov. 25 at LaPorte {4A}‡   L   29-  40  
Nov. 29 Lowell {4A}  W   55-  30  
Dec. 2 Portage {4A}‡  W   48-  37  
Dec. 3 Hobart {4A}  W   41-  16  
Dec. 9 at Valparaiso {4A}‡   L   43-  46  
Dec. 13 Highland {4A}   L   46-  51  
Dec. 16 Lake Central {4A}‡   L   26-  41  
Dec. 27 †Lowell {4A}  W   52-  34  tournament
Dec. 27 †Hobart {4A}  W   33-  30  tournament
Dec. 28 †Munster {4A}  W   67-  37  tournament
Jan. 3 at Hammond Morton {4A}  W   74-  54  
Jan. 6 Michigan City {4A}‡   L   45-  52  
Jan. 11 at Munster {4A}  W   57-  22  
Jan. 14 at Merrillville {4A}‡   L   39-  55  
Jan. 17 Kankakee Valley {4A}   L   57-  62  
Jan. 21 at Chesterton {4A}‡  W   38-  37  
Jan. 26 Hammond Noll {2A}  W   64-  37  
Feb. 1 †Hobart {4A}  W   47-  34  sectional
Feb. 3 †Portage {4A} 7:00 pm  sectional
‡DUNELAND CONFERENCE GAME    †NEUTRAL COURT

 

CLASS SECTIONAL ORDER YOUR HOOSIER BASKETBALL MAGAZINE PAST SEASONS
4A 2 E-MAIL CORRECTIONS MAP TO SCHOOL 10-14
PURPLE, GOLD TOURNAMENT HISTORY
HOBART
BRICKIES
Coach: Chris Tomcsi, 16-32 in 2nd year at school, 42-49 in 4th year overall
DATE OPPONENT CENTRAL TIME OA 38.3, DA 41.2
Nov. 3 at Valparaiso {4A}   L   38-  43  
Nov. 9 at East Chicago Central {4A}   L   42-  57  
Nov. 16 at Oregon-Davis {2A}   L   44-  70  
Nov. 18 at Griffith {3A}‡  W   43-  26  
Nov. 22 at LaCrosse {1A}  W   45-  42  
Nov. 23 Calumet {3A}  W   54-  25  
Nov. 29 Portage {4A}   L   28-  44  
Dec. 2 Munster {4A}‡  W   38-  30  
Dec. 3 at Crown Point {4A}   L   16-  41  
Dec. 6 at Lake Central {4A}   L   22-  34  
Dec. 9 at Kankakee Valley {4A}‡   L   39-  53  
Dec. 13 Michigan City {4A}   L   36-  45  
Dec. 20 Kouts {1A}  W   40-  23  
Dec. 22 at Andrean {3A}‡  W   34-  33  
Dec. 27 †Whiting {2A}  W   42-  11  tournament
Dec. 27 †Crown Point {4A}   L   30-  33  tournament
Dec. 28 at Hanover Central {3A}  W   53-  42  tournament
Jan. 3 Lowell {4A}‡  W   45-  36  
Jan. 6 Highland {4A}‡   L   34-  47  
Jan. 10 Chesterton {4A}   L   26-  44  
Jan. 17 Merrillville {4A}   L   37-  60  
Jan. 19 Gary West {4A}   L   62-  72  
Jan. 24 at Wheeler {3A}  W   38-  30  
Feb. 1 †Crown Point {4A}   L   34-  47  sectional
‡NORTHWEST CROSSROADS CONFERENCE GAME    †NEUTRAL COURT
 
CLASS 4A Girls Sectionals
LOWELL BRACKET
1 Tue. Hammond Morton 69, Munster 67, 2 overtimes
2 Wed. Lake Central 48, East Chicago Central 41
3 Wed. Gary West 85, Lowell 49
4 Fri. Highland [15-7] vs. Hammond Morton [12-10]
5 Fri. Lake Central [19-6] vs. Gary West [17-6]
6 Sat. Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 5
CHESTERTON BRACKET
1 Tue. Kankakee Valley 57, Chesterton 52
2 Wed. Portage 33, Valparaiso 32
3 Wed. Crown Point 47, Hobart 34
4 Fri. Merrillville [18-5] vs. Kankakee Valley [22-1]
5 Fri. Portage [10-15] vs. Crown Point [16-8]
6 Sat. Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 5
 

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