Hillclimbers bottle up Tigers in non-leage tilt


Urbana’s boys basketball team grabbed an early lead and did not look back Tuesday as the host Hillclimbers defeated West Liberty-Salem 62-37 in non-league play.

The Hillclimbers move their record to 7-4 on the season, while the Tigers drop to 4-8.

Urbana grabbed a 16-7 lead at the end of the first quarter and outscored WL-Salem 11-7 in the second quarter. That gave the Hillclimbers a 27-14 cushion at halftime.

The Hillclimbers continued to distance themselves from the Tigers in the third quarter. The home team led 47-24 at the end of the period.

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