Apaches win opener at Oak Hill

 by Gary Andrews

The Wabash Apache boys’ varsity basketball team did something Wednesday they hadn't done since 1972; they won at Oak Hill. The Apaches used a balanced scoring attack with 10 players scoring in a 68-55 opening night win.

The game started like a track meet, with high tempo and plenty of shots fired. After the dust settled Oak Hill led 22-20 after the first stop.

Wabash would turn up the heat on defense in the second quarter, holding the Eagles to just 6 points, scoring 12 and leading 32-28 at the half.

The Apaches maintained their lead in the third quarter, winning the quarter 17-15 to lead 49-43 with a quarter to go.

Wabash would build their lead to double digits early in the fourth before Oak Hill chipped away, cutting the lead to four points before Wabash took control. With the Eagles trailing and having to foul, the Apaches would convert at the free throw line to seal the deal in a 68-55 win.

Leading Wabash was Roger Davis with 22 points. Christian Hall added 8, Taylor Vigar 7, Jordan Blair 6, Brodie Hough 6, Cody King 6, Kodi Clemons 4, Mike Jones 4, Chase Dirig 3, Grant Sailors 2.

Davis led in rebounding with 7. Clemons, Jones and King had 2 each. Christian Hall led in steals with 2. Davis had 3 blocks.

The Apaches then fell 51-36 to Madison Grant on Saturday. The Wabash boys varsity basketball team record went to 1-1 Saturday as they fell 51-36 to Madison Grant.

The Apaches trailed 14-10 after the first quarter and 25-21 at the half. Madison Grant would increase their lead  in the third quarter, leading 36-27 on the way to the 51-36 final.

Leading Wabash was Taylor Vigar with 15 points, 5 rebounds, 2 steals. Cody King added 8 points, 4 rebounds. Roger Davis and Jordan Blair had 4 points each. Davis added 7 rebounds, 1 block, 1 steal. Blair had 2 rebounds, 1 assist. Christian Hall had 2 points, 1 rebound. Brodie Hough had 1 point, 2 rebounds. Kodi Clemons added 5 rebounds, 2 assist. Chase Dirig had 1 rebound. Grant Sailors had 1 rebound.

Posted on 2013 Dec 03