Peru vs Norwell LIVE High School Boys Basketball Wednesday 2/28/2024

Peru vs Norwell LIVE High School Boys Basketball Wednesday 2/28/2024

In a tightly contested battle, the Peru Tigers edged out the Norwell Knights 62-58 in a neutral site playoff game on Wednesday evening. The game, held at Norwell High School in Ossian, Indiana, was part of the 2023-24 IHSAA Class 3A Boys Basketball State Tournament – S23 | Mississinewa.

What it is: Varsity Boys Basketball
Matchup: Peru Tigers vs Norwell Knights
Game Type: Neutral playoff game
Bracket: 2023-24 IHSAA Class 3A Boys Basketball State Tournament – S23 | Mississinewa
Time: Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024, 7:30 PM (Local time)
Locations: Norwell High School – Ossian, IN
Home Team: Norwell Knights 14-8
Away Team: Peru Tigers 12-10
Live Stream: Watch here

Despite entering the game with a slightly better record (14-8), the Knights struggled to find their rhythm early on. The Tigers, hungry to bounce back from a recent loss, jumped out to a quick lead and maintained a comfortable margin throughout the first half.

However, the Norwell squad proved resilient and clawed their way back into the game in the third quarter. Led by a strong showing from their senior guard, they closed the gap to within a single point heading into the final frame.

The fourth quarter was a nail-biter, with both teams exchanging baskets and the lead changing hands several times. In the final minute, with the score tied at 58-58, the Tigers’ star player stepped up and sank a clutch free throw to put his team ahead. Norwell had a chance to tie the game in the closing seconds, but their shot attempt rimmed out, sealing the victory for Peru.

The Tigers celebrated their hard-fought win, while the Knights left the court disappointed but proud of their effort. This close contest showcased the competitive nature of the IHSAA state tournament and highlighted the determination of both teams striving for basketball glory.

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