LeRoy-Ostrander boys basketball team can’t hang on against Schaeffer

Published 9:43 pm Thursday, January 5, 2017

The LeRoy-Ostrander boys basketball team couldn’t hold on to a halftime lead as it lost 55-46 to Schaeffer Academy (8-2 overall, 6-1 SEC) in LeRoy Thursday.

The Cardinals (1-7 overall, 0-5 SEC) held a 26-20 advantage at the break, but the Lions were able to chip away at that lead and pull away late.

Seth Royston had 17 points as he hit five three-pointers for the Cardinals.

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“Overall I’m happy with the effort,” LO head coach Trevor Carrier said. “Our defense is coming around. Schaeffer has a good team and things are looking bright. We’re getting much better.”

LO scoring: Seth Royston, 17; Trey Hungerholt, 15; Riley Olson, 6; Zach Hanson, 4; Sean Lohius, 4; free throws: 4-for-9