(February 6th, 2015) – STRYKER: The Panthers allowed Edon into their den on February 6, and they had no intention of letting them leave with a victory.
Stryker defeated the Bombers 55-29 on that night.
The Panther defense was stifling throughout the evening, but was at its strongest in the first period. Edon was held to just 3 points in the opening quarter, while Stryker managed to produce 10 points in that span. The second quarter saw the hometown boys make a sizable expansion upon that lead, outscoring the Bomber boys 18-4. This put the score at 28-7 at the half.
Edon put up 6 more points in the third period. Stryker, on the other hand, added another 17 points to their collective score. The fourth quarter saw the Bombers have their most explosive offensive output in the game, making 16 points throughout the final period of play. The Panthers tacked on 10 more points to their total to finish out the contest.
Hayden Clingaman, a sophomore, led all scorers with 14 points. Senior Parker Ruffer added 12 points to the Panther effort. Chad Ruffer put up 7 points in the win as well.
Alex Kirkingburg gave the Bombers 8 points in the loss. Teammate and fellow senior Floyd Young made 7 points, including a three-pointer. Jim Peckham, a Bomber junior, scored 4 points.