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Boys Basketball: Kingsmen hold off Goshen

Penn outscored Goshen 20-12 in the final quarter to rally past the visiting RedHawks, 60-57, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024, in non-conference high school basketball action.

Goshen led 45-40 entering the fourth quarter.

Penn, which owns a share of the leaderboard in the Northern Indiana Conference with a 6-1 league record, plays at Glenn (9-6) on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024. Goshen is 4-10.

“Goshen is well coached and had a great game plan,” Penn head coach Barak Coolman said. “The key to tonight’s win was our bench. We had some guys really step up and help get us back into the game and over the hump.”

Penn’s bench outscored Goshen’s bench 24-4.

“We made some big plays down the stretch to get some stops and some key buckets that got us over the top,” Coolman said. “I’m very proud of the effort and toughness we showed.”

Dominick Bonner scored 14 to lead the Kingsmen. He also had four rebounds.

Maverick Brown and Tommy Harringer scored 13 points each for Penn. Brown dished out three assists. Harringer worked for five rebounds.

Casey Finn scored seven points for Penn, and Alexander Hawthorne contributed six points.

Penn connected on seven 3-pointers by six different players – including a three-quarter length of the court buzzer-beater by Maverick Brown to end the first quarter.

PENN 60: Ethan Good 0, Alexander Hawthorne 6, Casey Finn 7, Dominic Bonner 14, Trey Miller 3, Maverick Brown 13, John Bedient 1, Nolan McCullough 0, Peyton Miamba 3, Tommy Harringer 13.

Goshen 57: Brock Elion 0, Levi Sawatzky 23, Karter Marcum 4, Braxton Cline 13, Merrill Waddell 2, Gage Worthman 9, Andre Williams 6.

PENN           12      23      40      60

Goshen        14      24      45      57

Three-pointers: PENN 7 (Alexander Hawthorne 2, Casey Finn 1, Trey Miller 1, Maverick Brown 1, Peyton Miamba 1, Tommy Harringer 1), Goshen 8 (Sawatzky 5, Worthman 3).

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