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Wahoo vs. Arlington

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.

“It was not one of our better games as of late.  We struggled offensively, but sometimes you have to win ugly, and we did that tonight.” -- Coach Kevin Scheef.