Ravens On the Road: Loss Against the Panthers
The Hillcrest Academy Ravens traveled to league leader and once-beaten Pekin Friday and gave the Panthers a battle before falling 48-30. The Ravens led 9-5 after one quarter and held the lead at 15-13 late in the first half before Pekin went on an 8-0 run to lead 21-16 at intermission.
Coach Dwight Gingerich said, “I loved our effort through the game, we simply turned it over a few too many times that led to scores, and between that and them knocking down timely threes, that was the difference. We had some good looks that just didn’t fall. Credit Pekin, they were right there defensively and they are flat out tough on the boards.”
Hillcrest drops to 8-5 in conference play, 10-6 overall, and next plays Tuesday at home against Highland.