Close against the Cardinals

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The student section goes crazy after Frank Dijak (11) scored his second free throw. Students were told to dress up for a beach theme.

Cami Wallace

The boys varsity basketball team faced the East Chicago Cardinals Feb. 10, losing with a score of 64-67.

“We expected to win. Everyone else thought we were going to lose, but we never thought that. We thought we were going to be in the game, which we were. We just expected a different outcome,” Ian Martin (12) said.

The Indians and the Cardinals were neck-and-neck throughout the entire game.

“At the end, Hyron Edwards (12) hit the three, and then a couple of bounces did not go our way, which hurt us,” Skyler Smith (11) said.

In the meantime, the boys will work on their weaknesses from this game in order to prepare for Sectionals.

“We just need to work on close possessions, getting the ball and securing it and getting the rebounds,” Smith  said.

Although the Tribe lost, the team had some great plays.

“Skyler Smith’s threes helped a lot. We had some plays to have Frank [Dijak (11)] go down low, so it was just an easy put in, and [Joseph] Bannister (12) just driving [helped the game too],” Martin (12) said.

The next game will be Feb. 17 at Michigan City High School at 7:00 pm.