Lakers slam Mohawks; Tournament finals


Indian Lake took care of business from the opening tip Tuesday night in tournament basketball beating Middletown Madison 80-48.

The Lakers never trailed rushing out to a quick 8-2 lead and extending that to 25-9 after the first quarter.

Indian Lake was hot from the 3-point line hitting 5 in the first frame.

The lead would grow to 21 at halftime with IL outscoring the Mohawks 21-16 in the second quarter for a 46-25 lead.

Middletown Madison would never get within 20 points in the second half as the Lakers cruised to victory.

Maddux Hall had the hot hand finishing with 18 points including four 3-pointers.  Camden Tuttle pitched in with 15 and Brodey Reisinger tallied 11.  Caiden Nicol and Dawson Finfrock each had 9 points.

Madison’s Grady Combs led all scorers with a game-high 24.

Indian Lake (19-5) will return to Vandalia Saturday night at 5:30 against Versailles.

In other tournament action…

Urbana fell to Chaminade Julienne 61-42.

Bellefontaine lost to Trotwood-Madison 81-47.  Trotwood only led by 11 at halftime.  They dominated the third quarter and pushed their lead to 30 at the end of the frame.

West Liberty-Salem fell to Waynesville 61-37.

In girls tournament basketball…

Graham fell to Carroll 73-30

Bellefontaine lost to Thurgood Marshall 72-64 in 3 overtimes.