Friday night the Continental Pirates (1-7) hosted the Delphos St. Johns Blue Jays. The Blue Jays opened the game up by scoring 20 of the first 33 points in the first quarter. A defensive standstill occurred in the second quarter as only 8 points were scored with 5 by the Blue Jays. Blue Jays led 25-16 at half. The third quarter had the Blue Jays outscoring the Pirates by 6 for a 40-25 Blue Jay advantage. The last quarter had the Jays scoring 17 to the Pirates 14 for a 57-39 Blue Jay final. A total of 48 free throws were shot during the game with the Blue Jays shooting 25 of 32 while the Pirates were 12 of 16.
Leading the way for the Pirates were Trevor Williamson(one 3 pointer) and Jacob Williams with 10 points each. Gabe Williams and Derek Troyer (one 3 pointer) added 7 while Wade Stauffer (one 3 pointer) scored 5.
Continental next travels to Leipsic on Saturday January 10 for a 6:00 pm Junior Varsity start time. This is the PCL opener for the boys.
Photos by Kelly Sarka
Mike Jones, Sportswriter