As the Penn Boys Basketball Team battled through the grind of a rugged schedule, the Kingsmen suffered four consecutive losses against a powerhouse line-up.
When the Kingsmen needed a power surge, Junior Guard Beau Ludwick stepped up his game.
Through the first 15 games of the season, Ludwick averaged 6.6 points a game.
In the last eight games of the season, Ludwick has averaged 11.3 points a game, and the Kingsmen have blasted off to six victories.
Ludwick stung Mishawaka for 15 points in Penn’s 52-48 victory against the Cavemen on their own court in Tuesday’s Sectional opener. Ludwick scored five points in a 55-50 loss to the Cavemen in the regular season.
“As the season has progressed, I have gained confidence and started to knock down more shots,” Ludwick said about emerging as more of a difference-maker.
Ludwick has an impact in all aspects of the game. He averages 8.3 points a game for the season and 4.9 rebounds. Ludwick, who is 6-foot-0, has 68 assists and 47 steals. He has also blocked eight shots.