Vikings Move to 2-0 in DAC Action
After two thrilling wins last weekend, your Vikings (12-2) were back in conference play action Friday night against Michigan City (7-5). In a high paced, up-and-down matchup, Valpo was able to come out on top 76-70.
The Vikes won the first quarter 21-15 and continued with the lead into halftime 41-34. The Wolves continued to fight winning the third quarter by one and tying in the fourth to give Valpo the 6 point win.
Mason Jones led Valpo in scoring and rebounding with 22 points and 12 rebounds including 4 offensive rebounds. Jones made 10 field goals on the night. Blaine Dalton added 17 points including shooting 4 of 4 from the free throw line. Freshman Jack Smiley also scored in double digits with 15 points on 5 of 6 shooting and 5 of 5 from the free throw line. Breece Walls finished with 6 assists.
The Junior Varsity Boys basketball team defeated the Michigan City Wolves Friday 46-34. Justin Clark had an all around outstanding effort leading the team with 12 points and 8 rebounds. Phillip Amones had 4 assists and 4 steals, and Tyler Vershure had 6 steals.
Valpo is back in action on Saturday vs. South Bend Washington (10-3) on Saturday with JV tipping at 3:00pm and Varsity following at 4:30pm