The Waldron boys basketball team opened their season against Crothersville Tuesday evening. After a rocky start, the Mohawks found themselves in a quick 9-1 hole. However, buckets by Shawn Cole and Tyler Bowlby helped narrow the margin to 1 after the first quarter. The game was tied at 19 at halftime, but the Mohawks struggled to open the third quarter and couldn’t recover despite battling back throughout the second half and narrowing the margin to 6. Crothersville won the game 57-44.
Leading for the Mohawks was junior Tyler Bowlby with 19 points and 7 rebounds on 7/7 shooting. Shawn Cole (senior) added 8 points and 7 rebounds while senior JT Johns notched 6 points and grabbed 9 rebounds. Freshmen Bryce Yarling looked good adding 7 points and committing no turnovers against Crothersville’s pressure.
The Mohawks take the road to play a varsity only matchup against Triton Central on Friday, 12/6.