The Wood Memorial High School Trojans boys basketball team hosted the Evansville North Huskies on Tuesday night and dominated their way to an 81-46 victory.
“We got off to a really nice start. I was really proud with how unselfish my guys played,” said Trojans head coach Kevin Menke. “We were real balanced on scoring. Lathan, Paxon and Walker all had good nights.”
The Trojans led 29-13 after the first quarter and 50-25 at halftime.
The Trojans and Huskies pushed in the third quarter, both tallying 11 points and Wood outscored Evansville 20-10 in the final quarter for the 81-46 victory.
The Trojans had four players tally double figures, led by junior Lathan Falls with 22 points behind five treys and 3-4 free throwing.
Paxon Bartley and Walker Nurrenburn both tallied 18 points in the victory and Tyler Fleisher added 10 points.
For the Huskies, R. Huebner tallied a team-high eight points, six of which came in the second quarter.
“Colton Sanford didn’t score tonight for Evansville. He’s their leading scorer,” Menke said. “We had tremendous defense and Tristan Vickers guarded him man-to-man and established the tone.”
Up next for the Titans is a home contest against Gibson County rivals, the Gibson Southern High School Titans at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, following a 5:30 p.m. JV contest.
“It’s one that we have marked on the schedule,” Menke said. “I know our guys are going to be ready. They got a big win against Pike Central tonight. We hope this confidence and unselfishness carries over. We’ll be ready. It’s going to be a battle and we’re re excited to play.”