Elyria JH splits with Defenders
- The Elyria Christian School Junior High basketball teams hosted the Wichita Defenders Monday, splitting their games on the afternoon.
The Elyria Christian School Junior High basketball teams hosted the Wichita Defenders Monday, splitting their games on the afternoon.
In the girls’ game, Elyria avenged a loss at the beginning of the season on Nov. 8 with a 28-25 victory.
The win increased the team’s winning streak to three in a row and moved the Eagles to 4-7 on the year.
In the boys game, Elyria Christian struggled against a much taller Defenders team, falling 52-20.
The Eagles were led by eighth grader Wiliam Unruh, who had 10 points on the night.
The boys record falls to 8-3 on the year.
The Wichita Defenders are a team comprised of home schooled students.
Only a pair of games remain in the regular season for Elyria.
They will travel to Goessel on Thursday. Tipoff is at 4 p.m.
Elyria ends its regular season on Jan. 21 at home against Hope Middle School. Tipoff is again at 4 p.m.
Postseason tournament quarterfinals will be held on Jan. 24, with the semis on Jan. 26.