Edwardsburg picks up homecoming victory

Alexa Markel gets off a shot against Dowagiac’s Mara Nelson Friday night. (Leader photo/AMELIO RODRIGUEZ)

Alexa Markel gets off a shot against Dowagiac’s Mara Nelson Friday night. (Leader photo/AMELIO RODRIGUEZ)

Edwardsburg made sure that visiting Dowagiac would not win its second straight game at its homecoming Friday night.

The Eddies outscored the Chieftains 39-13 over the first three quarters and went on to post a 50-19 victory in Wolverine Conference South Division girls basketball.

Savannah Dixon scored a game-high 19 points to lead the Eddies, who also got 13 points from Kaitlyn Zarycki and five points from Sam Ekanayake.

Edwardsburg is now (8-6 overall and 4-4 in the Wolverine South.

Mara Nelson led Dowagiac (1-13, 0-9 Wolverine South) with five points. Tania Wilson and Amiyah Smith each finished with four points.

 

EDWARDSBURG 50, DOWAGIAC 19

At Dowagiac

DOWAGIAC 19

Tania Wilson 4; Nijah Russell 3; Britany Strauss 2; Elaiyha Pruitt 1; Mara Nelson 5; Taylor Hulett 0; Amiyah Smith 4. TOTALS: 5 7-18 19.

EDWARDSBURG 50

Michaela Ritschard 1; Alexa Markel 4; Kaitlyn Zarycki 13; Savannah Dixon 16; Chloe Bartz 2; Hana Dantone 2; Noelle Kraus 2; Hannah Olson 2; Brayden Curtis 3; Sam Ekanayake 5. TOTALS: 18 9-27 50.

 

Dowagiac                                 4          11       13       19

Edwardsburg                        12       27       39       50

3-point baskets: Dowagiac 1 (Wilson), Edwardsburg 5 (Dixon 4, Ekanayake). Total fouls (fouled out): Edwardsburg 21 (none), Dowagiac 20 (Hulett). Varsity records: Dowagiac 1-13, 0-9 Wolverine South; Edwardsburg 8-6, 4-4 Wolverine South.

 

Brandywine Education

Teacher resigns after allegedly soliciting 14-year-old

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 793,881 cases, 16,901 deaths

Business

Cassopolis to welcome first marijuana dispensary

Berrien County

Merritt Elementary hosting pet supply drive for area shelters

Dowagiac

SMC psychology panel provides pandemic perspective

Berrien County

South Bend man sentenced for meth possession in Niles Township

Berrien County

GateWay Services to become Center for Growth and Independence

Buchanan

Cannavista Wellness, Common Citizen launch 420 charitable fundraiser

News

Niles Police Log: April 8-15

Dowagiac

Retired Dowagiac resident returns to teaching at 80

Cass County

Report finds problem-solving courts help lower recidivism, unemployment rates

Business

Yarn on Front owner shares how she adapted, overcame pandemic squeeze

Dowagiac

DUS graduate raising money for independent film project

Dowagiac

Dowagiac Rotary Club excited to bring ‘welcome’ sign to community

Berrien County

MDHHS extends epidemic order, strengthens mask requirement for children

Buchanan

Buchanan District Library awarded American Library Association grant

Dowagiac

SMC Board of Trustees prepares for Higher Learning Commission reaffirmation visit

Cass County

Cass County votes to engage Kalamazoo studio for Cass County Historic Courthouse services

Berrien County

Buchanan graduate now Berrien County prosecuting attorney

Cass County

Cass County Veterans Affairs Office welcomes new leadership

Edwardsburg

Edwardsburg Chamber of Commerce hosting monthly giveaways

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 770,822 cases, 16,731 deaths

Dowagiac

No danger found following lockdown at DUHS

News

Berrien County Public Defender’s Office to increase staff