The Pennant

Boys Basketball: Noah Applegate scores 30 points to lead Penn past Clay

By GARRETT WENZEL

The Kingsmen boys basketball team headed to South Bend to face the Clay Colonials on Tuesday, Dec. 5, to open the 2017-18 season. The Kingsmen scored a 70-60 victory in the Northern Indiana Conference battle.

Noah Applegate paced Penn with 30 points. Noah Krathwohl muscled inside for 18 points, and Kegan Hoskins had a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds. Drew Lutz dished out nine assists.

In the first quarter, both teams exchanged baskets back and forth, but the Gold-and-Black Attack had a 10-4 run the end the first quarter as the Kingsmen lead 20-12 after the first quarter. In the second quarter, the Kingsmen took control with having runs of 10-3 and 9-3 and lead the Colonials 40-22 at the half. Noah Applegate led the Kingsmen with 20 points in the first half.