Boys Varsity Basketball · Boys Varsity Basketball beats Gardner Edgerton 72 – 62 in tournament semi-final

62 Gardner Edgerton High School
72 Piper High School
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Gardner Edgerton High School vs Piper High School
62 72
1 13   23
2 15   22
3 18   7
4 16   20

Piper used the momentum from a strong first half to defeat Gardner Edgerton and advance to the Huhtamaki Hardwood Classic Championship. The Pirates were able to withstand a strong 3rd quarter push from the Blazers , Gardner outscored the Pirates 18-7 in the third period. The Pirates were led in scoring by Trey Bates with 22 points and 4 assist. Christian Arndt and Gabe Eskina combined for 14 points and 8 rebounds. Tamar Bates added 16 points and 4 rebounds. Ty Shelley was 6 of 6 from the free throw line, going 4/4 in the final period to seal the game. Braijion Barnes led the Pirates with 7 rebounds.
The Pirates return to action Saturday at 5:30 versus Olathe North.