Rivalry factor provides spark for matchup between Lakers and Raiders


The first half of the basketball season has not gone as well as Indian Lake or Benjamin Logan’s boys had hoped it would.

Both teams are looking to find a second-half surge as they enter their matchup Friday at Indian Lake in a Central Buckeye Conference Mad River division contest.

Indian Lake (4-5, 3-1) broke a three-game losing streak with a 57-41 victory over Graham last Friday. A win would be crucial in keeping the Lakers near the top of the division standings. They are currently second behind Urbana, which is 4-0 in the Mad River division.

“Any win for us right now is a good win,” said Indian Lake head coach David Starr. “Getting a conference win is big for our season and it gives us some momentum.”

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