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Silver Creek senior Kooper Jacobi cuts down the net after the Dragons beat Guerin Catholic 54-46 in Saturday’s Class 3A semistate at Seymour.

SEYMOUR — Silver Creek is going back to Bankers Life. 

The second-ranked Dragons defeated No. 6 Guerin Catholic 54-46 Saturday afternoon in the Class 3A portion of the Seymour Semistate to punch their return ticket to Bankers Life Fieldhouse, where they won the state title in 2019. 

Silver Creek (24-4) will face No. 9 Leo (24-4) in two weeks in the state final. The Lions outlasted No. 5 South Bend St. Joseph 61-59 in the Elkhart Semistate on Saturday afternoon. 

As usual, the Dragons were led by their dynamic duo of seniors Trey Kaufman-Renn and Kooper Jacobi. Kaufman-Renn tallied 15 points and eight rebounds while Jacobi tallied 15 points and 13 rebounds. 

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CLASS 3A SEYMOUR SEMISTATE

Saturday at Lloyd E. Scott Gymnasium. 

SILVER CREEK 54, GUERIN CATHOLIC 46

Silver Creek          10     10     14     20 — 54

Guerin Catholic     13      6      10     17 — 46

     Silver Creek (24-4): Trey Kaufman-Renn 15, Kooper Jacobi 15, Branden Northern 12, Nolan Gilbert 4, Isaac Hinton 8.

     Guerin Catholic (21-4): Will Grissom 4, Matthew Gillis 13, Joseph Bobilya 2, Kaleb Edwards 14, Jack Cherry 5, Matthew Etchison 2, Wilt Spencer 3, Aden Cannon 1, Elijah Edwards 2

     3-point goals: Silver Creek 2 2 (Hinton, Jacobi); Guerin Catholic 2 (Cherry, Spencer).

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