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DENVER â€” Had it not been for a second quarter momentum shift, the outcome of Columbia Cityâ€™s boys basketball game at Northfield may have been different.
The Eagles came off a 13-6 first-quarter deficit to out-score the Norsemen 26-2 in the second quarter and win 66-43.
â€śWe allowed them to play in their comfort zone in the first quarter,â€ť Columbia City Head Coach Chris Benedict said. â€śIn the second quarter we started to pressure them with a full court press.â€ť
Derek Hinen had 17 first-half points and shot 84.6 percent from the field. Hinen also led the team in assists with eight, steals with three and 24 total points.