The Pennant

Boys Basketball: Penn loses season opener

Fort Wayne Carroll defeated Penn, 64-50, in high school Boys Basketball action on Saturday, Nov. 30.

Penn (0-1) plays its next game at Crown Point on Saturday, Dec. 7.

Carter Hickey led the Kingsmen with 15 points — 13 in the second half.

Freshman point guard Markus Burton scored 12 points for Penn.

Derek Derda scored 12 points.

Casey Shultz scored four points and muscled inside for six rebounds.

Evan Groves scored six points and dished out four assists.

PENN 50 — Carter Hickey 15, Markus Burton 12, Joe Smith 0, Seamus Penney 0, Jayden Doster 0, Evan Groves 6, Derek Derda 12, Gabriel Gatete 1, Casey Shultz 4, Caleb Fischer 0.

CARROLL 64 — Richie Gross 12, Raymond Vollmer 6, Cody Burkey 0, Ryan Preston 11, Jalen Jackson 18, Zach Castator 0, Jackson Stenger 0, Micah Kirk 1, Seth Kock 3, Samuel Strycker 13.

PENN  8    15  34  50

Carroll 15  23  44  64

Three-pointers: PENN 5 (Carter Hickey 3, Markus Burton 1, Evan Groves 1), Carroll 3 (Strycker 2, Preston 1).