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LP boys beat Hope Lutheran

The Lyle-Pacelli boys basketball team beat Hope Lutheran (1-8 overall, 1-8 Big Nine) 75-52 on the road Friday.

The Athletics (6-5 overall, 3-4 SEC) were led by Skylar Meyer, who scored 20 points and Damien Haugen, who added 16 points.

“We played a lot of pressure defense and it worked in our favor,” LP head coach Casey Anderson said. “We had a little lull for awhile, but we bounced back out of it.”

LP 36 39 — 75

HL 24 28 — 52

LP scoring: Skylar Meyer, 20; Damien Haugen, 16; David Diang, 15; Jordan Hart, 11; Max Brennan, 4; Alex Oskirko, 4; Brennan Ruis, 2; Steven Juenger, 1; free throws: 50 percent (14-for-28)