The clashing continued as both teams fought for the win.
At the end of the first quarter, the Badgers had a hefty lead, 26-11. The Panthers came back in the second period to pull within 10 points of the Badgers, 46-36. At the end of the third quarter, there was still a 10 point gap with Buckholts leading 63-53. Richards shorted the scoring gap in the final period, but the Badgers hung in and won with a final score of Buckholts 78, Richards 71. The win put the Badgers in District contention for the first time in a long time.
Badger scoring was as follows:
Eric Salomon - 34
Chris Lopez - 20
Caleb Lopez - 13
Zach Hafly - 7
Jonathan Cazares - 4
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