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Whitko basketball defeats Southwood

January 20, 2012

SOUTH WHITLEY — Whitko’s boys basketball squad beat Three Rivers Conference foe Southwood Wednesday night, 70-59.

Seniors Logan Irwin and Alex Stoddard scored 19 points apiece to rally for the win in the second half.

The Wildcats trailed 19-13 at the end of the first quarter and 29-21 at halftime.

Whitko matched Southwood’s scoring in the third quarter at 17 with six points by Stoddard and two 3-pointers by Trey Weber.

Irwin and Stoddard caught fire in the fourth quarter, combining for 16 points in the final eight minutes to pull out the win.

Weber knocked down another 3-pointer and Gabe Powell also had three points in the last period.

Whitko held Southwood to 13 points while scoring 22 of their own to make the final score 70-59.

Weber chipped in 12 points, followed by Powell with six points. Kolton Krull and Keaton Irwin each chipped in two points.

Whitko shot 14-for-20 in free throws. Southwood was 10-for-17 from the charity stripe.

The Wildcats are back in action tonight at Northfield.

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