The North Crawford boys basketball team’s depth showed up in the game against Kickapoo on last Thursday, Jan. 31, as five players contributed heavily in the scoring.
While the Trojans led the Panthers by only seven points at halftime, 27-20, the score was probably closer than it should have been.
In the second half, some early defensive lapses were corrected and the Trojans had a big third quarter outscoring the Panthers 17-2. What was once a close game became another blowout with the Trojans ending up on top by a score of 61-33.
With the victory over Kickapoo, North Crawford improved its overall record to 13-3 and its conference record to 10-0.
North Crawford’s balanced scoring attack was led by senior guard Joe Bedessem, who scored 14 points. Senior forward Joe Childs scored 12 points and led the team in rebounds with 13, assists with thee and steals with six.
Rounding out the scoring for the Trojans were Jordan Barr with nine points, Tyler Olson with eight points and Eric Friar with seven points.