Pilgrims News · PILGRIM BASKETBALL HOSTS 1ST SOURCE BANK HOLIDAY TOURNAMENT


The Rock will be the site of the most current 1st Source Bank Holiday Tourney for the boy’s varsity and junior varsity basketball teams.  1st Source Bank also hosted a Pilgrim Basketball tournament back during the 1990’s era.

Our current tournament includes Jimtown, Knox, and Whitko.  Play will start on Friday, 12/28/18 with the Pilgrims hosting the Whitko Wildcats at 10:30 AM.  The Pilgrims will enter tournament play with a record of 4-3.  They have defeated Glenn, Triton, Peru, and Northwood.  They have lost to South Bend Adams, Winamac, and South Bend Riley.

Whitko enters tournament play with a record of 2-6.  Their wins have come against Columbia City and Prairie Heights.  Their six losses have been to Wabash, Bellmont, West Noble, Wawasee, Tippy Valley, and Warsaw.

The other first round contest features  Jimtown (5-1) against Knox (7-1).   Jimtown’s wins have come against South Bend Washington, New Prairie, Northwood, Fairfield, and Concord.  Their lone loss came against Argos in double OT.  Knox will have the most wins coming into the tournament.  They have beaten North Judson, Morgan Twp, Tippy Valley, Culver, Caston, West Central and Boone Grove.  Their lone loss came to Peru.

The two losers will play in the consolation contest starting at 6:15 followed by the championship game at 8:00.  Following the championship game, the 1st Source Bank All-Tourney team and tournament MVP will be announced.

1st Source Bank will also be sponsoring the halftime entertainment during both the consolation and championship games.  Each of the four schools will have a participant in Musical Chairs Basketball.

The JV teams will also be a part of this tournament as both the PHS Auxiliary Gym and The Rock will be used.  At 2:00 PM, the Pilgrim JV will host Whitko in The Rock while Knox and Jimtown will battle in the Auxiliary gym.  The two losers will battle in the Aux Gym at 3:30 while the winners will face off in The Rock at the same time.