1/5/16 At Lincoln Lutheran
Wahoo 18 - 14 - 10 - 14 -- 56
Lincoln Lutheran 12 - 16 - 15 - 24 -- 67 67
The Wahoo Warriors were defeated by the #10 ranked Lincoln Lutheran Warriors 67-56 on Tuesday night.
Wahoo led 18-12 after one quarter behind 7 first quarter points from Brendan Lacey, and 6 from Jake Ruzicka. Wahoo still led by 8 late in the second quarter, but some missed free throws and turnover allowed Lincoln Lutheran to cut the lead to 32-28 at halftime.
In the third quarter, a trey from Jake Ruzicka gave Wahoo an 8 point lead again at 38-30. Lutheran would close the quarter on a 13-4 run to take a 43-42 lead into the fourth quarter.
The lead would go back and forth early in the fourth quarter. A Billy Hancock trey gave Wahoo it’s final lead at 52-50 with 4 minutes to play. Lutheran then went on a 11-0 run to take a 61-52 lead, and held on for the 67-56 win.
Lutheran shot 55% from the floor and outrebounded Wahoo 28-19. Wahoo struggled at the line, going just 9-18.
Jake Ruzicka led the Warriors with 20 points and 6 boards before fouling out in the final 2 minutes. Dylan Egr had 19 points and 5 steals.
Wahoo falls to 3-5 and will travel to Syracuse on Friday night. Lincoln Lutheran improves to 8-3.