By MICHAEL WANBAUGH
THE GOSHEN NEWS
EMMA — INDIANAPOLIS – Park Tudor used a 13-3 run to start the second quarter to pull to a 35-27 lead over Westview this afternoon in the 2A Indiana boys basketball championship game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
Mr. Basketball candidate Trevon Bluiett did the most damage, erupting for eight points in the first four minutes of the period as the Panthers built a 25-9 lead. Bluiett leads the state with a 35.6 points-per-game average.
Westview’s Chandler Aspy kept the Warriors in the game, battling his way inside for 10 hard-earned points, all in the last half of the second period.
Bluiett leads all scorers with 18 points. Aspy is Westview’s top scorer with 11 points.
Park Tudor jumped to a 12-4 lead in the first quarter after a 3-pointer by Bluiett. Park Tudor also got 3-pointers from Alex Mack and Austin Shelton.
Westview cut the lead to 12-6 on a driving layup by Jordyn Bontrager with 1:03 left in the period. Damon Hershberger accounted for the rest of the Westview scoring in the period with a pair of jumpers.
Unranked Westview and No. 1-ranked Park Tudor are both 24-4 on the season.
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