The Plymouth Lady Pilgrim Basketball team will open their season this week on Tuesday night. The girls will be traveling to South Bend Washington to take on the Lady Panthers. JV start time is set for 6:00 on the west side of South Bend Halloween night! The varsity game will begin at approximately 7:30.
Dave Duncan will return as head coach of the Pilgrims. This will be his sixth year since replacing Dave Cox back in 2012. His career record with the Pilgrims is 70-45. Duncan will be assisted by Dan Dewar, Brandi Sullivan, Eric Carmichael, and our new freshmen coach and former player Austen Black.
The Pilgrims return every player from the 2016-2017 roster to this year’s team that went 2-5 in the NLC and 13-10 overall. This includes seniors Allie Andrews, Cortni Cook, Christin Davidson, Jennah Nifong, and Kenzie Quissell.
The freshmen Pilgrims will open their season Wednesday night as they travel to Mishawaka to take on the freshmen Lady Cavemen. Tip-off at Mishawaka is set for 6:00.
The varsity and JV Pilgrims will both be hosting Holiday tourneys over Christmas Break this year. The varsity Pilgrims will host Norwell, Indianapolis Brebeuf, and Wawasee on 12/30/17. The Pilgrims play Norwell at 10:00 AM, and Brebeuf at 7:45 PM.
The JV Pilgrims host their tourney on 12/27/17. They play Columbia City at 10:00 AM followed by a game against either Crown Point or Tippecanoe Valley at 11:30 AM.
The Varsity Pilgrims will be a part of a new sectional alignment this year. We will be playing in Sectional 4. It includes Concord, Elkhart Central, Elkhart Memorial, Goshen, Northridge, and Warsaw.