Trail opens CCC play with win

By Eddie Mowen Jr. -

ARCANUM — National Trail’s boys basketball team fought back from an early 11-point deficit to win a Cross County Conference contest at Arcanum, Friday, Dec. 9.

The Blazers were led by Dalton Mason’s 18 points and Weston Haws’ career-high 15. Tyler Glander chipped in 10.

Trail fell behind 24-15 after the first quarter, but trimmed the Trojans’ lead to 35-30 by halftime.

The Blazers outscored Arcanum 14-6 in the third quarter to take a 44-41 lead.

On Tuesday, Dec. 6, the Blazers couldn’t overcome an early double-digit deficit and suffered a 56-38 loss at Brookville.

Trail fell behind 17-7 after the opening quarter and still trailed by 10 at the half, 31-21. The Blue Devils extended their lead to 16, 45-29 by the end of the third quarter.

Travis Hunt and Peyton Harrison led the Blazers with 15 and 11 points respectively.

Trail, now 2-2, plays plays its home opener Friday, Dec. 16, vs. Twin Valley South. The Blazers are scheduled to play at Centerville (Ind.) on Saturday.

By Eddie Mowen Jr.

Reach Eddie Mowen Jr. at 937-683-4056 or on Twitter @emowen_RH

Reach Eddie Mowen Jr. at 937-683-4056 or on Twitter @emowen_RH