Topeka The Veritas Christian boys basketball team fell one bucket short of a second-half comeback Tuesday, falling to Topeka Cair Paravel, 63-61.
Veritas (7-3) rallied on the strength of Casey Woods and Mark Randtke, who finished with 17 and 18 points.
Veritas will play host Friday to Chanute.
Cair Paravel 70, Veritas girls 37
Topeka - Kristie Tiegreen lead Veritas with 15 points, 15 rebounds and six assists.