Salado plays host to Australian high school team
After being tightly fought in the first quarter of their game with the visiting Horizon Crocs from Australia, Salado took over in the second and never looked back, going on to win 65-37 on Dec. 8.
The Crocs though challenged the Eagles in the first, trailing just 17-18 at the end of the quarter. Salado’s defense, however, held the Crocs to just seven points in the second while Preston Rosebrock led the Eagles to a 20-point quarter scoring 11 of his game-high 18 points in the period. Rosebrock hit two three pointers in the game.
Salado added another 17 points in the third as Evan Wall hit two of his three three-pointers in the game to give Salado a 55-33 lead at the end of three. Wall had 11 points in the game.
Justin Tatum hit two three-pointers in the fourth quarter and scored eight of the Eagles’ 10 points in the final period. Tatum had 15 points in the game.
Also scoring for the Eagles were Peyton Kyburz, who scored eight points including two three-point shots, Trevor Stump, eight points, Anthony Young, three points and Willie Whigham, two points.