by Mary Kate Bandstra / firstname.lastname@example.org
Basketball has come to an end for the girls and boys varsity basketball teams. Both teams lost in close, gritty games.
The girls team got a ‘bye’ the first round of tournaments, and so they played their first regional game on February 13 vs East Marshall and won 64-17. On Friday, February 16, the girls played #13 Pekin at Eddyville and lost 45-37. At halftime, the score was 14-14. A third quarter run by Pekin allowed a 29-22 lead into the fourth quarter. The Eagles weren’t able to make a final run. The girls ended their season with a record of 12-11.
The boys basketball team soundly defeated South Hardin in the first round of the playoffs on February 12. After the end of the first quarter, the Eagles were up 22-1 and looking strong. They finished the game winning 72-49. On February 15, PC played #3 East Marshall in the Mustang’s home gym and lost 41-43. The boys finished their season with a record of 8-15.