Created on Saturday, 11 January 2014 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Indian Lake’s boys basketball team controlled the first half of Friday’s game against visiting Benjamin Logan, but then fought off a late comeback to escape with a 50-46 victory.
Indian Lake’s Chris Teague goes up for a shot against Benjamin Logan’s Tanner Rader (12) and Thorne Stephens (23) during the third quarter of their game Friday at Indin Lake High School. (EXAMINER PHOTO | AARON LaBATT)
The win evens the Lakers’ record to 5-5 overall and keeps them near the top of the Central Buckeye Conference Mad River standings at 4-1. The Raiders fall to 4-8, 0-4.
Indian Lake raced out to a 13-8 advantage after the opening quarter. The Lakers stayed in control in the second quarter with a 15-12 effort. They led 25-10 at one point and carried a 28-20 advantage entering halftime.
The second half saw Ben Logan begin to claw its way back. The Raiders outscored the Lakers 15-12 in the third quarter to make the score 40-35.
In the fourth quarter, Ben Logan continued its surge.
Indian Lake led by just two points (48-46) with one minute left in regulation, but turned the ball over with 28 seconds to go.
Ben Logan missed a shot with 1.8 seconds left. Indian Lake’s Ivan Reichert then rebounded the basketball and was fouled. He made both his free throws to lock up a 50-46 victory.
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