by Gary Andrews
The Wabash boys’ basketball team took on Maconaquah Friday, falling in a game that went to the wire 56-53.
The Apaches fell behind in the first quarter and trailed 13-9 after one. Wabash would make up a little ground in the second quarter, out scoring the Braves 10-8 and trailed by just two, 21-19 at the half.
The offense would pick up for both teams in the third quarter with a combined 40 points scored. The two teams played to a 20-20 tie and the Apaches trailed 41-39 with a quarter to go.
Wabash would make a run in the fourth, tying the game at 47 with four minutes to go and were tied at 52 with .45 left before Maconaquah out scored the Apaches 4-1 for the 56-53 final
Leading Wabash was Taylor Vigar with 17 points, 5 rebounds, 3 steals. Roger Davis added 9 points, 1 block, 4 rebounds, 1 assist. Christian Hall had 9 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist. Grant Sailors had 9 points, 6 rebounds, 1 steal. Kodi Clemons had 8 points, 1 assist. Cody King had 1 point, 2 rebounds, 1 assist. Brodie Hough had 1 rebound. Jordan Blair had 3 rebounds. Chase Dirig had 2 rebounds.
The junior varsity fell to Maconaquah 47-35.
Leading Wabash was Travis Easthom with 10 points. Tyler Hough added 7, James Hashbarger 5, Jordan Burnsworth 5, Owen Yeadon 2, Kaleb Kelsheimer 2, Cal Stone 2, Trevor Gray 2.