LCA Hoops Teams Lose To Trinity

LCA’s Zarek Finley (No. 35) prepares to block a shot Saturday night versus South Bend Trinity. The host Cougars lost 42-39 (Photo provided by Scott Silveus)

WINONA LAKE – The Lakeland Christian Academy boys and girls basketball teams both came up on the short end Saturday versus South Bend Trinity.

Visiting Trinity topped the Cougars 42-39 in the boys contest and by a 54-34 final on the girls side.

The LCA boys team led 15-9 after the opening period and 22-15 at halftime. Trinity outscored the Cougars 19-9 in the key third quarter to take a 34-31 lead.

Collin Price and Chris Silveus each scored 10 points to lead LCA, which lost its fourth straight game to fall to 1-4. Zarek Finley had eight points for the Cougars.

Mark Smith and Mark Harvard each netted 15 points to lead Trinity, which improved to 2-1.

LCA hosts Benton Home School and Trinity plays at Granger Christian Tuesday night.

Molly Hoover fired in a game-high 24 points to lead Trinity to a win in the girls contest.

Trinity, which improved to 5-0, led 17-7 after the first quarter and 32-13 at intermission en route to the victory.

Jessica Goss and Emilee Catron each had eight points for LCA. Frani Gerst scored six points for the Cougars, now 2-6.

LCA plays in the Bethany Christian Tournament Saturday. Trinity plays at LaLumiere Tuesday evening.

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