Blue Lions win j-v game over Panthers


By Chris Hoppes - choppes@aimmediamidwest.com



The Washington Blue Lions junior-varsity hosted the Miami Trace Panthers Saturday, Dec. 22.

The Blue Lions won the game, 37-33.

The Blue Lions led 10-6 at the end of the first quarter and 19-11 at halftime.

Washington maintained a 31-20 lead at the end of the third quarter.

The Panthers closed the gap in the fourth quarter, outscoring Washington 13-6, but it was not quite enough to overcome the 11-point deficit.

Miguel O’Flaherty was the game’s leading scorer for Washington with 12 points.

Mitchell Lotz scored 10 for the Blue Lions and Karson Runk had five.

Colin Farrens led the Panthers with 10 points, Braden Osborne had nine and Ethan Steele had eight.

Washington’s next game is Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 at home against Whiteoak at 6 p.m.

Miami Trace’s next game is today at London High School.

The Panthers will play at Clinton-Massie Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019.

SCORE BY QUARTERS

W 10 9 12 6 — 37

MT 6 5 9 13 — 33

WASHINGTON — Eli Lynch 1-0-2; Clayton Howland 0-0-0; Miguel O’Flaherty 4-4-12; Rishaun Burns 1-1-3; Karson Runk 1 (1)-0-5; Brice Cartwright 0-0-0; Ethan Rogers-Wright 0-1-1; Hayden Burke 1-2-4; Mitchell Lotz 1 (1)-5-10. TOTALS — 9 (2)-13-37. Free throw shooting: 13 of 20 for 65 percent. Three-point field goals: Runk, Lotz.

MIAMI TRACE — Hayden Hunter 0-2-2; Christian Caldwell 0-0-0; Keegan Terry 1-0-2; Braden Osborne 3-3-9; Cyrus Keplinger 0-2-2; Colin Farrens 5-0-10; Ethan Steele 1 (1)-3-8. TOTALS — 10 (1)-10-33. Free throw shooting: 10 of 19 for 53 percent. Three-point field goal: Steele.

By Chris Hoppes

choppes@aimmediamidwest.com