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Daughtry Surpasses 1000 As Apaches Clinch TRC


The Wabash Apaches needed a win over Peru to win their first out right conference title since 1946 and wasted no time letting the entire gym know that would become a reality as they defeated the Tigers 66-43 Friday. During the second quarter junior Trenton Daughtry surpassed 1000 points for his career.

Trailing 5-2 after after buckets from DJ Fuller and Michael Chandler the Apaches would respond. Elijah Vander Velden would hit, followed by Daughtry and a free throw from Blake Gribben to give Wabash a 7-5 lead. Peru would answer with 6 straight with Duante Majors hitting twice before a 14-0 run from Wabash gave the Apaches a 21-11 lead. Daughtry would do most of the damage during the run with 9 points. Wabash led 21-13 after one.

Daughtry would hit the first two buckets of the second quarter with the second putting him in the 1000 point club. Logan Vander Velden would then score off a steal that increase the Wabash lead to 28-15 before Fuller and Matthew Ross closed the deficit to 31-22. Again it would be a Wabash run to close the quarter as Wabash scored the last 7 points to lead 38-22 at the half.

The Tigers would come out with some enthusiasm in the third quarter, starting the quarter on a 10-1 run to get the deficit to single digits at 39-32. Kade Townsend would score 5 points during the run that included a three pointer. At 40-34 Jared Holley and Daughtry would answer with back to back three’s to get the Wabash lead to 46-34. Logan Vander Velden and Gribben would score the final two buckets of the quarter with Wabash leading 50-35.

Holley would hit his second long ball to start the fourth quarter and was followed by a Logan Vander Velden bucket to increase the Apaches lead to 55-35. The Tigers lone bucket of the fourth came from Josh Adejokun as the Apaches ran away from the Tigers 66-43.


#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
4K. Kelsheimer (Jr)020
10Jasper Walters (So)72540
11Blake Gribben (Sr)93560
12L. Vander velden (Sr)124667
22T. Daughtry (Jr)2492045
30Jared Holley (Jr)83743
34E. Vander velden (Jr)63650
Team Totals66245147

Rebs, Asst, Steals and TOs

#Athlete NameOffDefTot RebAstStlsTO
2Wyatt Davis (Jr)101011
4K. Kelsheimer (Jr)123001
5Dereck Vogel (Jr)202101
10Jasper Walters (So)00042
11Blake Gribben (Sr)257123
12L. Vander velden (Sr)033143
21Bryant Boggs (So)00010
22T. Daughtry (Jr)549444
30Jared Holley (Jr)224230
34E. Vander velden (Jr)336100
Team Totals161935101915

The Wabash junior varsity defeated Peru 65-39.

Scoring : Cole 13, Reed 17, Boggs 13, Wilson 3, Leland 10, O’Neill 4, Learned 2

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