Boys Varsity Basketball · Panther Basketball Delivers in Season Opener


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53 NorthWood High School
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49 Lakeland High School
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NorthWood High School vs Lakeland High School
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1 15   13
2 8   8
3 18   16
4 12   12

Panther Basketball opened their season on the road against possible Sectional 21 opponent, Lakeland. With a great crowd traveling the night before Thanksgiving, the Panthers were able to hold off the Lakers in the final minutes to win 53-49.

The Panthers unselfish play and sharing of the ball led to 3 players in double figures. Ben Vincent led with 17, Trent Edwards had 12, and Senior Matt Dutkowski finished with 10. As a team, NorthWood assisted on 15 of 21 made baskets. Nick Bean and Edwards had 5 assists each and Brock Flickinger delivered 4 of his own.

NorthWood will travel to Muncie for a weekend shootout with the first game at noon.