Boys Varsity Basketball · Westville Falls Short Against Washington Township

The Westville boys JV and Varsity both fell short despite valiant rallies against Washington Township last night.

In the Varsity game, the Blackhawks fought back from a 57-45 deficit with 6:15 to play to tie the game at 59 with just over 3 minutes remaining. Westville had 2 free throws and another possession with a chance to take the lead, but could not find convert. Kenny Pepper tied the game at 61 with just over a minute to play, but Washington made some free throws to close out the game. Pepper led the Blackhawk charge with 14 points and 17 rebounds. Julian Ellis had a team-high 17 points. Alec Hannon had 16 points and 7 rebounds. Gavin Hannon had 6 points and 4 steals. Andrew Kreighaum and Carlin Young both had 4 points, with Young adding 6 assists and 6 rebounds. The Blackhawks are now 6-4 overall and 1-2 in the PCC.

The JV fell to 1-4 on the year with a 45-39 loss. The Blackhawks used a furious fourth quarter rally of their own to pull to within 3 in the 4th, but could not get over the hump. Cody Brooks paced Westville with 11 points, Andrew Huske had 10, Jack Stacy 6, Mark Bohle 4, Scott Stacy 3 and Chris Bishop 1.

The JV will play at Hebron Thursday at 6:00 and the Varsity will visit Hebron Friday at 7.