Boys Freshman Basketball · Boys Freshman Basketball beats Harper Creek 51 – 49 in double OT

51 Marshall High School
49 Harper Creek High School
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Marshall High School vs Harper Creek High School
51 49
1 -   11
2 13   4
3 15   14
4 13   12
OT1 4   4
OT2 6   4

After a rough start in the first quarter, Marshall’s freshman boys clawed their way back with pressure and intensity in the 2nd quarter, ending up down 2 points at halftime. They continued to battle through the 2nd half and with seconds left found themselves tied with a shot to win at the end of regulation, but came up short. The first overtime ended in a similar fashion, with Marshall having the last possession and coming up empty. In the 2nd overtime, the Beavers jumped out to a 4 point lead quickly, but Evan Costa hit a big 3 pointer with around 1 minute left, followed by another with only seconds left by Aiden Noel to go up 2 points. Harper Creek had one last possession, but the Marshall Freshman made a strong defensive stand, disrupting the final shot and not allowing the rebound to be secured before time expired with Marshall winning by 2. Evan Costa led the scoring with 14 points and 5 assists. Chris Gibson contributed 12 points, Aiden Noel – 6 points, Jesse Saldana – 6, Brady Koenig – 6, Kooper Lewis – 4, and Levont’e Ellis-Smith – 2 points.