The Loogootee Lions dropped a 59-56 contest at North Daviess on Saturday, Dec. 22 in front of a packed Cougar Den. LHS held an 18-16 lead after one, but the Cougars outscored Loogootee by five points in the second quarter to take a 35-32 lead into the locker room at halftime. ND extended its lead slightly to close out the third period up 50-46. The Lions awere unable to capitalize on their opportunities in the game’s final minutes, allowing North Daviess (8-0, 2-0 in SWIAC) to escape with a 59-56 victory. Following Saturday’s loss, Loogootee (3-7, 0-3 in BCC) has a 44-13 career record against the Cougars.
> Points – Silas Bauer (19), Bailey Dearwester (18), Jordan Wildman (9)
> Rebounds – Jordan Wildman (8), Silas Bauer (6), Landon Harder (3)
> Assists – Cade Chezem (3), Bailey Dearwester (3)
> Steals – Silas Bauer (3), Bailey Dearwester (3)