The Artesians battled against sectional opponent Franklin, losing 56-49. The game was highly competitive with both teams exchanging the lead back and forth. Franklin took advantage of a strong 3rd quarter to pressure the Artesians. Franklin was able to make their free throws at the end of the game to allow them to advance to the next round of the tournament. The leading scorers for the Artesians were Tyler Stead with 23 points, Andy Myers with 14 points, and Reid Staggs with 12 points. Thanks to the seniors for their contribution to the program and wish you the best of luck in the future.