The boys basketball team held off a Wilmington late game come back effert to win their season opener 78-72 last Saturday night at the Hawks Nest. East led by as many as 17 points in the first half. Wilmington cut the lead to 5 in the final few mintues before the Thunderhawks iced the win.
East was led by four players scoring in double figures: Dylan Lowry (22), Mitchell Mays (15), Alex White (15), and Andrew Emrick (12). It was Emrick’s basket late in the game that helped the Hawks go on to a win. White scored a double-double on the night also collecting 14 rebounds. Lowry dished out 8 assists. Wilmington Stats
The Thunderhawks are back in action on Tuesday at Western Hills.