NEW CARLISLE — It was going to take nearly a flawless effort for Indian Lake to knock off second-seeded Tippecanoe here Wednesday night. From the early going, it was obvious it was not going to be that type of performance for the Lakers.
Indian Lake’s Haley Boberg puts up a shot over Tippecanoe’s Carley Clodfelter during Wednesday’s tournament game at Tecumseh High School. (EXAMINER PHOTO | MATT HAMMOND)
Turnovers and cold shooting plagued Indian Lake throughout the evening as it struggled to an 80-34 loss to the Red Devils in a Division II girls sectional basketball tournament opener at Tecumseh High School.
Indian Lake committed 25 turnovers and shot just 23 percent (9-of-39) from the field.
“We knew we were going to have to handle their ball pressure and rebound with them,” said Indian Lake head coach Tim McMahon. “We didn’t have a chance if we couldn’t do those two things, and we didn’t do either one.”
Indian Lake ends its season with a 9-14 record.
“I told the girls after the game that I know this one hurts, but I am proud of the way they got better as the season went on,” said McMahon. “I thought we got better as an entire program.”
For the full story and game results, pick up a copy of Thursday's Bellefontaine Examiner.
CLICK HERE to subscribe.
WEB EDITION STARTING AT $9.50 FOR 5 WEEKS!