Aukerman makes last Army-Navy game memorable one with victory

Army linebacker Alex Aukerman finished with 10 tackles, including a huge third-down stop with time winding down in the fourth quarter, to help the Black Knights defeat Navy, 14-13, in football.

The senior, a Center Grove graduate, made eight solo tackles as Army downed its rival for the second consecutive year for the first time since 1995-96.

Next for Army is the Armed Forces Bowl on Dec. 23 against San Diego State.

CENTER GROVE

Holy Cross College guard Jessica Norris had 18 points, two rebounds and three assists in her team’s 80-49 conquest of Trinity International.

Lauren Rau had two points, five rebounds, six assists and four steals in Lipscomb’s 73-51 loss to Alabama.

Indiana State women’s basketball player Regan Wentland collected three rebounds and had an assist in the Sycamores’ loss to Illinois. She followed that with five points, three rebounds and three assists in ISU’s 10-point home loss to Central Michigan.

DePauw freshman Emma LeMasters played six minutes in a 40-point win at Wooster, finishing with two points and two assists.

INDIAN CREEK

Tim Abel scored a career-high 13 points, including three 3-pointers, in Cincinnati Christian’s 93-83 victory at Indiana University-Kokomo. The freshman guard followed with seven points against Midway and six in a loss to Indiana Wesleyan.

Indiana Tech posted wins against Aquinas and Lourdes, with junior guard Dylan Phair scoring 11 and six points, respectively.

GREENWOOD

Sophomore guard Jae Taft came off the bench to score eight points and dish two assist in only eight minutes of playing time in Olivet Nazarene’s 94-84 women’s basketball win over St. Francis.

IUPUI’s 68-54 defeat of Tennessee Tech in women’s basketball included five points and two assists from sophomore guard Holly Hoopingarner.

WHITELAND

Indiana Tech’s Kate White produced five points and two rebounds off the bench in an 81-36 triumph against Lourdes.

St. Francis lost to Taylor, 69-50, in women’s basketball despite nine points, six boards and an assist from Sidney Crowe.

FRANKLIN

Point guard Tara Parmer had two points, six rebounds and four assists in St. Mary-of-the-Woods’ loss to Greenville. The Pomeroys then defeated MacMurray, 108-101, with Parmer grabbing five rebounds and dishing eight assists.

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Mike Beas is a sports writer for the Daily Journal. He can be reached at mbeas@dailyjournal.net.