2/5/16 At Arlington
Wahoo 11 - 14 - 13 - 14 -- 52
Arlington 9 - 13 - 10 - 13 -- 45
The Wahoo Warriors defeated the Arlington Eagles 52-45 in Capitol Conference action in Arlington on Friday night.
The first half was close throughout. Wahoo led 11-9 after one quarter. A Brendan Lacey bucket gave Wahoo a 5 point lead at 24-19 late in the first. The half ended with Wahoo up 25-22.
The Warriors scored the first 5 points of the second half on a Jake Ruzicka bucket and a Billy Hancock trey to push the lead to 30-22. The third quarter would end with Wahoo up 38-32.
In the fourth quarter, Wahoo was still up 38-34 when a Jake Ruzicka bucket followed by a Billy Hancock trey put Wahoo up 9 at 43-34. The Eagles would score the next 5 points to cut the lead to 43-39. Two Dylan Egr free throws pushed the lead back to 6 at 45-39. Two Cameron Quick free throws made it 47-39, and the Warriors would close out the win at 52-45.
Jake Ruzicka led Wahoo with 16 points and 6 boards. Brendan Lacey had 12 points and 5 boards. Cameron Quick had 8 points and 7 boards. Billy Hancock had 7 points, 4 steals and took 2 charges.
The Warriors struggled from the field, shooting just 34.9% for the game. They committed just 9 turnovers though, while forcing 19 Eagle turnovers.
Wahoo won their 7th in a row in improving to 10-8. Arlington dropped to 6-12. The Warriors travel to GICC today to take on the Crusaders.