By Andrew Christiansen

Foul trouble grinds Pirate rally to a halt, Knights advance to Regionals


Bickleton staged a furious come-back against Sunnyside Christian in the semi-final game last week, but couldn’t make it stick when their top scorer went to the bench with four fouls. It allowed the Knights to regain their momentum and run away with a 72-49 win.

Bickleton played even in the first quarter with Henry Pond starting the scoring for the two teams with a three-point shot. The Knights scored the final six points of the quarter on a pair of three-point plays made the old fashioned way with a bucket and free throw, for an 18-12 lead.

The Knights moved the ball around well in the second quarter for easy shots while their defense forced Bickleton into low percentage shots. Sunnysid...

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