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Penn Boys Basketball beats Clay in NIC opener

Noah Krathwohl
Noah Krathwohl

Noah Krathwohl scored 19 points, and Noah Applegate scored 17 points as Penn High’s Kingsmen captured their Northern Indiana Conference Boys Basketball opener Tuesday night with a 73-66 victory against South Bend Clay.

 

Penn (1-2 overall, 1-0 NIC) is at Concord (2-2) on Friday night and at Elkhart Memorial (1-2) on Saturday. Clay is 1-1 overall and 0-1 NIC.

 

Krathwohl, a 6-foot-4 junior wing, was 8-of-9 shooting and hit 3-of-3 free throws. 

 

PENN (73): Drew Lutz 4, Andrew Schneider 2, Brian Doslak 7, Beau Ludwick 2, Noah Applegate 17, Noah Krathwohl 19, Matt McCown 12, Connor Schneider 6, Riley Smith 4.

 
Clay (66): Tysean Sheppard 13, Andrew Graham 0, Arnold Johnson 2, Dylan Underwood 10, Jaylen Johnson 17, Kevin Bowens 0, Nick Coleman 8, David Allen 12, Michael Payne 4. 
 

PENN    24           15           15           19 – 73 

Clay        14           11           15           26 – 66

 

Three-pointers: PENN (2 (Lutz, Doslak), Clay 6 (Sheppard 4, Coleman 2). Shooting: PENN 27-of-53 for 51 percent, Clay 24-of-67 for 36 percent. Free-throw shooting: PENN 17-of-25 for 68 percent, Clay 12-of-17 for 71 percent. Rebounding: PENN 36 (C. Schneider 7, Doslak 6, Applegate 6, McCown 5), Clay 36 (Sheppard 8, Allen 5, Johnson 5).