This article underwritten by: Lakeshore Members...The Andrean 59ers cut down the net after their 70-60 win over Plymouth.
Andrean, Bowman, Merrillville Win Regional Titles
Boys high school basketball teams from Northwest Indiana made a strong showing in IHSAA Regional action Saturday night, with three local school teams winning titles.
The Merrillville Pirates cruised to a 76-55 win over South Bend Adams in the Class 4A Regional final at Michigan City Saturday night. The Pirates rode a double digit lead most of the way. Merrillville will face Carmel next week in the Class 4A Semi-State. The win capped a banner day for Merrillville. Earlier in the day they handed Munster their only loss of the season, 55-52.
The Andrean 59ers won a hard fought Regional title game, 70-60, in OT over Plymouth. The 59ers win over the Pilgrims on their home court advanced them in Class 3A.
Bowman Academy pulled away in the second half to beat Fort Wayne Luers, 82-72 at Triton to earn the Gary squad another trip to the Class 2A Semi-State.