Piketon Holds-Off Westfall Come Back Effort For SVC Opening Night Win


Piketon blistered the Westfall defense with what seemed would be a blow-out start Friday, only to see the Mustangs claw their way back, before the Redstreaks closed strong for a 52-39 win in opening night of SVC boys basketball action.

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Piketon started with leads of 11-0 and 16-2 and closed the first quarter up 16-5. But, the second quarter shifted to the Mustangs as they turned up their offense and defense to pull to within 24-21 at half.

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Westfall took their first lead of the game at 25-24 midway in the third period as the lead see-sawed back and forth. The Mustangs last lead was 28-26, before Piketon went on a 10-2 run and later got up by as many as an 11 point lead at 43-32.

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The Mustangs got to within 46-39 in the fourth quarter, before the Streaks put the game away at the foul line.

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Brody Fuller led Piketon with 17 points with Levi Gullion adding 13 points. Westfall got 12 points from Lucas Blackburn and 10 from Hayden Lemaster.

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Piketon improves to (1-0/3-3) and Westfall drops to (0-1/2-3).

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Listen to the replay on our podcast link below. (Second half on cellphone due to technical problem)...


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