Saint Marys — John Hicks scored 18 point to lead the Veritas Christian boys basketball team to a 35-33 victory over St. Mary’s on Monday night.
Veritas (5-13), which trailed 24-20 at half, only gave up nine points in the second half.
“Our intensity picked up in the second half,” Veritas coach Doug Bennett said. “We shifted out of our man into a zone, and I think it threw them off.”
Veritas scoring: John Hicks 18, Nate Scott 6, Taylor Zook 4, Elijah Penny 3, Jeremiah Johnson 2, Ethan Scott 2.
St. Mary’s scoring: Andrew Engholm 14, Joseph Goodness 11, Gregory Moats 3, Roger Rebegila 2, L. Warm 2, Joel Warm 1.
Veritas girls fall to Midland Adventist
Shawnee — Kirsten Bennett scored 10 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Veritas Christian girls basketball team (5-13) lost to Midland Adventist, 69-40, on Monday night.
“They did a good job shooting and we did a poor job rebounding,” Veritas coach Kevin Shelton said. “They had a big advantage on the offensive glass.”