(February 27th, 2015) – EDON: With Senior Night at hand, the Bomber boys were looking to give their seniors a final home game to remember. They were unable to realize that dream, however, as the Eagles of Fayette came to town to play the role of spoiler.
Fayette bested their hosts from Edon, 67-33.
Scoring 15 points in the first quarter, the Eagle boys only allowed Edon 3 points in that same span. Fayette didn’t slow down their frenetic pace in the second period, either. While giving up just 6 points in the frame, the added another 19 to their own total. This gave the Fulton County visitors a 34-9 advantage as they jogged back to the locker room.
The Bombers came out firing in the third stanza, racking up 12 points in the comeback effort. Their defense was unable to impede Fayette’s momentum, though, as the Eagles tacked on another 19 points to their collective score. With just one period to go, Edon continued to attack with their freshly rediscovered offense, making another 12 points before the final buzzer sounded. Fayette would not be outdone, as they gathered in 14 more points to close out the contest.
Koby Biddix had a monumental evening for the Eagles from Fayette. The senior scored 22 points against the Bombers, powered by 6 triples. Tristan Bates, a junior for the Eagles, put up 11 points, using his 6’7” frame to dominate the paint. Teammate Jared Seiler added 10 points as well.
For the Bombers, a trio of threes gave Braden Miller all 9 of his points. Jim Peckham hit a pair of three-point shots on his way to 8 points. Struggling to score from the field against the size of Fayette, Landon Bloir had to do most of his work from the free throw line. The Edon junior went 6 for 9 from the charity stripe, contributing 8 points in total.