Apaches fall short against Maconaquah

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.

Posted on 2013 Dec 17