The Independence Patriots boy’s basketball team maintained their top spot in the
Southwestern 4A Conference by holding off a strong effort by the Garinger Wildcat
Tuesday night to earn the road win.
After leading by only two points, 19-17, at the end of the first quarter, the Patriots
opened the second quarter with a 17-0 run and clamped down defensively holding the
Wildcats to only four points in the second quarter.
Garinger outscored the Patriots 47-39 in the second half, but was unable to overcome
Indy’s second quarter run, allowing Indy to pick up the 79-68 road victory. […]