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Lakers start strong, but can’t stay with Hillclimbers in second half

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Urbana’s boys basketball team was too much to handle in the second half for visiting Indian Lake as the Hillclimbers pulled away for a 56-38 win Friday in Central Buckeye Conference Mad River division action.

The Hillclimbers boost their record to 9-3 overall and 4-1 in the CBC Mad River division. The Lakers fall to 2-9, 2-3.

The first half was closely contested between the two teams. Urbana had a 13-11 lead after the first quarter and led 22-19 lead at halftime.

The Hillclimbers opened up some breathing room in the third quarter with a 14-4 run. That gave them a 36-23 advantage.

Urbana outscored the Lakers 20-15 in the fourth quarter to seal the win.

Jalon Tuttle led the Lakers with 12 points and Brennon Lump added 11 points.

In junior varsity action, Urbana won 68-34. Isaac Miller paced Indian Lake with 15 points.

The Hillclimbers won the freshman game 58-45. Beau Hefner led Indian Lake with 20 points.

URBANA 56, INDIAN LAKE 38

INDIAN LAKE (2-9, 2-3)

Holbert 1 0-0 2; Teague 1 0-0 2; Miller 0 2-2 2; Roby 1 0-0 3; Grider 3 0-2 6; Lump 3 2-2 11; Tuttle 6 0-0 12. Totals: 15 4-6 38.

URBANA (9-3, 4-1)

LeVan 2 0-1 4; Logword 2 1-2 5; Wright 2 0-0 5; Niswonger 2 0-0 5; Knvezen 3 2-5 9; Singer 3 4-6 10; Mays 8 2-2 18. Totals: 22 8-12 56.

Lakers    11    8    4    15      —     38

Hillclimbers    13    9    14    20    —    56

Three pointers: Indian Lake 4 (Lump 3, Roby); Urbana 3 (Wright, Niswonger, Knvezen). Team fouls: Indian Lake 19; Urbana 13.

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