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Davis separating from the pack

Friday, January 4, 2013 - 3:13 am

Tom Davis, News-Sentinel sports editor

Last week - 8-2

Overall - 40-10

Adams Central over Garrett - Flying Jets have very balanced attack.

Woodlan over Bluffton - Warriors struggling, but win close.

Heritage over Southern Wells - Patriots coming off of huge win over DeKalb.

Columbia City over Bellmont - Eagles one of best teams in area.

DeKalb over New Haven - Barons lost 3 straight – by 7 total points.

Carroll over Norwell - Chargers so much better than record indicates.

Concordia Lutheran over South Side - Cadets bounce back after lone defeat.

Bishop Luers over Bishop Dwenger - Saints aren't good enough defensively to pull off upset.

Northrop over Snider - Just another of many great SAC games this year.

North Side over Wayne - Just another of many great SAC games this year.

Reggie Hayes, News-Sentinel columnist

Last week - 7-3

Overall - 37-13

Adams Central over Garrett - The Jets are battle-tested and unselfish.

Woodlan over Bluffton - Warriors hope to get back on track this week.

Heritage over Southern Wells - Patriots will be tested in the Raider Dome.

Columbia City over Bellmont - Eagles have too much offense for Braves.

New Haven over DeKalb - Bulldogs use their superior size to prevail.

Norwell over Carroll - Knights well-rested and prepared for road game.

Concordia Lutheran over South Side - The Cadets make the most of their talent.

Bishop Luers over Bishop Dwenger - Shooting guards galore in this rivalry.

Northrop over Snider - Bruins proving they're a notch above the rest.

North Side over Wayne - Payback time for SAC holiday tourney upset.

Don Converset, News-Sentinel assistant sports editor

Last week - 8-2

Overall - 38-12

Adams Central over Garrett – Flying Jets stinging from loss to Bellmont.

Woodlan over Bluffton – This will be a close one.

Heritage over Southern Wells – Patriots fared well in Carroll Shootout.

Columbia City over Bellmont – Eagles' only loss is to undefeated Munster.

New Haven over DeKalb – Bulldogs tough to beat at home.

Norwell over Carroll – Knights have been more consistent.

Concordia over South Side – Cadets bounce back from loss to Northrop.

Bishop Luers over Bishop Dwenger – Knights are at home.

Northrop over Snider – But Panthers are capable of pulling upset.

North Side over Wayne – Redskins are tough to beat twice in a row.

Justin Kenny, News-Sentinel prep basketball expert

Last week - 7-3

Overall - 37-13

Adams Central over Garrett - Flying Jets stay perfect in ACAC.

Bluffton over Woodlan - Warriors have not beaten Bluffton since 2006.

Heritage over Southern Wells - Patriots notch a league win after busy holiday.

Columbia City over Bellmont - No longer unbeaten, Eagles still a huge threat in area.

New Haven over DeKalb - Tough schedule preparing Bulldogs for March.

Norwell over Carroll - This one will be closer than most think.

Concordia over South Side - Archers are going to upset someone, but it won't be the Cadets.

Bishop Luers over Bishop Dwenger - Knights kick off busy January with rival.

Northrop over Snider - Bruins do not have to wait long to get revenge.

Wayne over North Side - Generals the Rodney Dangerfield of the SAC.

The Fans, News-Sentinel online poll

Last week - 7-3

Overall - 39-11

Adams Central over Garrett – Flying Jets got 75 percent of votes.

Bluffton over Woodlan – 60 percent of voters think Tigers can win on the road.

Heritage over Southern Wells – Patriots are favored by 75 percent of voters.

Columbia City over Bellmont – Eagles cruised with 89 percent of votes.

New Haven over DeKalb – Bulldogs win easily at home according to 94 percent of voters.

Norwell over Carroll – Knights earned 74 percent of votes against Chargers.

Concordia Lutheran over South Side – Ouch Archers, Cadets got all the votes.

Bishop Luers over Bishop Dwenger – 72 percent of voters like the Knights.

Northrop over Snider – 89 percent of voters like the SAC Tournament champs.

North Side over Wayne – Close on court and at poll but Generals got 59 percent of votes.