Topeka Taylor Zook scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds, but the Veritas Christian boys basketball team fell to Topeka Cair Paravel, 59-53, on Tuesday.
After trailing 39-20 at halftime, the Eagles outscored the Lions 20-8 in the third quarter.
John Hicks added 16 points, seven rebounds and three steals for the Eagles.
Veritas (2-7) travels to play Olathe Christian on Friday.
Cair Paravel 68,
Veritas girls 42
Topeka — Kirsten Bennett led the Eagles with 17 points.
Becky Finger added eight points.