(January 24th, 2015) – PIONEER: The North Central Junior Varsity team hosted Hicksville on Saturday night, serving as the opening act to the school’s homecoming game.
The Eagles were quickly overpowered by their guests from the Green Meadows Conference, who dominated the contest on both sides of the court. When the battled was finished, North Central had fallen to the Aces 52-12.
After being held to just 5 points in the first quarter, the young North Central boys scored only 2 more points in the second and third periods combined. Hicksville gradually added onto their lead, producing 16 points in the first quarter, 16 more in the second, and another 10 in the third. Heading into the fourth and final quarter, the Eagles found themselves on the wrong side of a 42-7 score.
North Central’s offense found signs of life in the game’s last stanza. They tacked on 5 more points ot their total. Hicksville was still able to add more to their lead, however, putting up another 10 points to close out the contest.
Nick Henry was the primary scorer for the boys of Pioneer, earning all 5 of his points from the free throw line. Teammate Keean Livensparger made 2 field goals for 4 points. Josh Roesener added 2 more points, while Josh Bailey added a single point in the loss.