Northside Christian split a pair of games versus very good competition at the #OnePack Middle School Basketball Showcase at White Knoll High School on December 18.
The Crusaders Middle School team defeated Bamberg-Ehrhardt 22-21 in the first game. Luke Cromer made the first of two free throws with .8 seconds left to secure an exciting victory. He had 4 points in the game. Hunter Peeler led NCA in scoring with 13. Cooper Arnold had 3 points. Max Thomas nailed 2 technical foul free throws to round out the scoring.
Northside had the unique challenge of facing East Point in East Point’s first game of the day as NCA was playing their second game of the day. The unique challenge and the East Point team proved to be too tough to overcome as East Point won 42-37.
Luke Bohnsack led the Crusaders with 11 points. He was followed closely by J.R. Kinard and Cooper Arnold with 10 points apiece. Clayton Hardin hit a 3-Pointer in the 4th Quarter to complete the scoring.
The Crusaders return to action January 6 versus Hammond at home at 5PM.