Merrillville Upsets Munster 55-52 On Jenkins 3-Pointer
The Merrillville Pirates came from behind to beat the previously unbeaten Munster Mustangs 55-52 today in Class 4A Regional action at Michigan City. B.J. Jenkins provided the winning basket for the Pirates, hitting a 3-point shot with just 3 seconds to go in the game. Merrillville faces South Bend Adams in the Regional final at Michigan City tonight.
In other Regional action today involving Northwest Indiana teams:
Andrean beat Lew Wallace, 71-56, to earn a Class 3A Regional final matchup with Plymouth tonight at Plymouth.
Bowman Academy also advanced into a Class 2A final matchup with Fort Wayne Luers at North Judson with a win today over Laville, 65-58. Boone Grove fell to Fort Wayne Luers this morning at North Judson, 60-34.
Gary 21st Century’s run ended this morning with a 63-49 loss at Triton in Class 1A.