Boys 8th Grade Basketball · Boys 8th Grade Basketball Loses to Unbeaten Benton Central 48 – 34

48 Benton Central High School
34 West Lafayette High School
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Benton Central High School vs West Lafayette High School
48 34
1 12   10
2 19   28
3 25   35
4 34   48

West Lafayette 8th lost its 3rd game in a row to undefeated and a very balanced Benton Central team, 48-34. Despite a strong start and Jackson Fry scoring 8 first quarter points, RDP failed to close out on two key BC 3 pointers in the 1st quarter and BC led 12-10. BC opened the gap in the 2nd quarter when the Red Devils struggled with turnovers till a late run in the 4th quarter had cut the lead to 3 points was quashed when both Cooper and Carson Kitchel were each called for their 5th fouls ending any momentum that had been gained. West Lafayette was whistled for 17 fouls to BC’s 8 with BC shooting 22 free throws (16 FT in the 4th quarter) with WL forcing BC to the line late in the game. West Lafayette shot 5 free throws for the game. Jackson Fry finished with 10 points for the Red Devils.

In the second game, West Lafayette 8th B lost to BC 33-26. BC led at the midway point 15-13 but opened up the lead in the 3rd quarter. A late rally in the 4th quarter fell short. BC connected on six 3 pointers for the game. Albert Rajwa led West Side with 12 points.