The Artesians hosted conference rival Whiteland, losing 47-57 with their recond falling to 5-13. The Artesians played well throughout the game, but free throws made the difference. Whiteland was able to go to the foul line 22 times, while the Artesians were only able to get to the line 8 times. The leading scorers for the Artesians were Collier and Staggs each scoring 9 points and Beaver added 8. The next game for the Artesians will be on the road against Columbus East on Saturday, February 18th.