Posted On: 01/3/19 6:33 PM

Marion @ Fort Wayne Bishop Luers

Final Score: Marion 69 – Bishop Luers 67


This game was a tough matchup for Bishop Luers but they stuck it out and ended up making a run at the Giants late in the game. Jalen Blackmon was in complete control during the first half, single-handedly outscoring the Knights in the first quarter. Marion lead 20-10 after the first.

The second quarter was much of the same. Blackmon, along with Howard-Clement lead the way for the Giants as they continued their dominant play. The backcourt of Causey and Thompson kept the Knights within striking distance. They closed the gap heading into the break only down five, 38-33.

Bishop Luers switched up their defense in the second half and started running two bigger defenders at Blackmon to get the ball out of his hands. The remainder of the Giants struggled to make plays and Bishop Luers rode the wave of Jalen Causey and Naylon Thompson to bring the game within one basket, 50-47 heading into the fourth quarter.

Thompson fouled out mid-way through the fourth quarter and that spelled the end of the run that the Knights were making. They

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