The Cedarcrest boys varsity basketball squad beat Granite Falls in a tight game on the road Friday, Jan. 10.
The Tigers held the lead for much of the game, outscoring the Red Wolves 19-12 in the first quarter, 19-13 in the second. But after the half, the Red Wolves clawed their way back, scoring 20 to the Tigers’ 17 in the third quarter and putting up 33 points to Granite Falls’ 17 in the fourth quarter to snatch the win, 78-72.
Senior Jordan Corpus led the show with 35 points, five steals, two assists, four rebounds and two successful three-point attempts. Austin Paxman and Robert Cha each added eight, with Paxman putting up two three-point field goals.
Adam Davenport scored seven points, Anthony Ditore had six, Chad Klingenberg and Kyle Walsh scored four points, Nick Peden dropped a three-pointer, Chase Cardon added two and Jake Kirschenmann had a free-throw point.