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Penn's valiant effort comes up just short in Boys Basketball Sectional

Penn Boys Basketball Team.

Penn High’s Kingsmen nearly pulled off one of the biggest upset in its Boys Basketball history, but Elkhart Central’s Cornell Conner hit a putback as time expired to give the Blue Blazers a 75-73 triple overtime victory in Class 4-A Sectional action on Central’s home court.

 

Central (20-2) beat Penn 65-48 in the regular season.

 

Penn’s season ends 10-13.

 

Sophomore wing Drew Lutz led Penn with 23 points.

 

Noah Applegate, a 6-foot-5 sophomore wing, scored 21 points for Penn.

 

Senior Brian Doslak scored 13 for Penn.

 

PENN 73: Drew Lutz 23, Drew Schneider 2, Brian Doslak 13, Beau Ludwick 5, Noah Applegate 21, Matt McCown 0, Connor Schneider 9.

 

Elkhart Central 75: Trenton Culbreath 0, Desmond Johnson 0, Kenyatta Young 0, Cornell Conner 23, Adonis Brown 28, J.T. Webb 0, Michael Boone 0, DeVeon Jackson 13, Brycen Sherwood 6, Andrew Salmon 5.

 

PENN                    18           16           16           8              9              6              0 – 73

Elkhart Central  10           8              17           23           9              6              2 – 75

 

Three-pointers: PENN  7 (Doslak 4, Lutz 2, Ludwick 1), Elkhart Central 4 (Sherwood 2, Conner 1, Brown 1).