The Western Boone 8th grade boys basketball team played the Crawfordsville Athenians in opening round of Sagamore Conference Tourney hosted by Northridge Middle School. The Stars struggled to find their shot in the first half and to take care of the ball. The score at the break was 32-10. The Stars came out in the second half and played Crawfordsville with a lot more energy and focus. The Stars battled back and forth with the Athenians in the second half, but the Athenians won 52-24. The Stars were led by Philip Talbott with 12 points, Carter Elkins with 6, Jackson Grimes with 4, and Carter Hanna with 2.
The Stars will be back on the court Wednesday against Clinton Central. This is an A only game. The Stars will follow the 7th grade. Game time will start approximately at 7:00 PM.