The 7th grade A Artesians lost another close hard-fought game 40-34 to Edgewood. After a great first half, the arties gave up the lead for the first time at the 3rd-quarter buzzer. The arties could not get back in front after that, but they never quit. Falling to 4-4 on the year (last 3 losses by a combined 14 points), the A team was led by Jud Dewey with 14 points, Ben Field followed with 8 points, Cole Andrews finished with 6, Alex Kush added 4, and Brandon Kent chipped in 2.
The B team completed a great comeback after a go-ahead bucket by Cooper Sawyers. A steal by Carter Naragon sealed the victory. Despite being down 6 going into the 4th quarter, the B guys locked down on defense to get the W. Leading the way was Cooper Sawyers with 18 points, Nathan Long had 6, Carter Naragon addes 5, Gabe O’Dowd had 2, and Bo Dilley finished with 1. The B team is now 4-3.