Archive - Feb 27, 2014 - Sports Article
LIMA — St. Marys head basketball coach Dan Hegemier laid out the blueprint for a tournament upset to his team just minutes after his Roughriders advanced in the tournament with a 64-58 win over Shawnee on Tuesday night and No. 14 Elida looming.
“I just told the guys in the locker room that I’ve been doing this awhile and I’ve beaten some good teams in the tournament and I’d like to do it again,” Hegemier said. “But you can’t be indecisive, you have to be confident, you have to play hard and you have to play together.”
COLDWATER — The New Bremen Cardinals had help from their bench and managed a second half comeback to defeat the New Knoxville Rangers 49-45 Tuesday in the first game of the Division IV sectional tournament held at the Palace in Coldwater.
LIMA — The tournament offers up opportunities for unlikely heroes. St. Marys found one deep on its bench.
That big lift and a run to start the second half has the St. Marys boys basketball team moving on the Division II sectional tournament at Lima Senior.
Tyler Sullivan scored 16 points off the bench and a 9-0 spurt in the third quarter keyed St. Marys’ 64-58 win over the Shawnee Indians on Tuesday night.