'Busco falls to Warriors

TOPEKA — Churubusco Head Coach Mike McBride said the Eagle schedule to start the season is a difficult one.It didn’t get any easier Friday when ‘Busco traveled to Westview High School and lost to the Warriors, 47-31.Westview player Brant Yoder, who had 17 points in the game, hit a two-pointer with just under two minutes left and ‘Busco went into the locker room trailing 19-11 at the half.With 1:15 left to go in the third, LeFever fouled out of the game.The Eagle deficit had grown even farther; the third period ended with the score 34-21 in favor of the Warriors.‘Busco began to close the gap in the fourth.In the first three minutes of the quarter, the Eagles went 6-for-8 from the charity stripe.Overall, they finished at 61 percent from the line, going 14-23.Unfortunately, ‘Busco was not the only team getting free opportunities from 15 feet out.Over the final five minutes, Westview continued to grow its lead, hitting 5 of its 9 free throws.Arrowsmith and Chris Jones led the team with nine points.The end result was Westview defeating Churubusco 47-31.___For a more in depth look at this story, see the Dec. 3 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook.