WATERFORD, Ohio — Don’t look now but the White Falcons are starting a streak.
The Wahama boys basketball earned it’s first road win of the season Tuesday night with a 61-54 Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division triumph over host Waterford, making it three victories in a row for the Red and White.
Waterford (4-8, 2-7 TVC Hocking) began the game with a 14-to-11 run, ending the first period. The White Falcons (5-8, 4-6) answered with a 14-to-12 spurt in the second period that cut the Green and White lead to one point at the half.
The Red and White came out of the half with a 18-to-12 run that gave them a five point lead with eight minutes to play. Wahama out scored the hosts by two in the fourth period to seal the 61-54 victory.
Austin Jordan led the White Falcons with 19 points on the night, including four three-pointers. Dakota Sisk finished with 15 points, Jacob Ortiz chipped in with 12 and Hunter Rose added seven. Hunter Bradley had five points, while Preston Hudnall marked three to round out the victors scoring. Rose and Hudnall each made one three-pointer in the game.
Ortiz and Sisk both recorded double-doubles pulling down 12 and 10 rebounds respectively. Bradley led Wahama with nine assists. The Red and White shot 17-of-22 from the free-throw line equaling 77.3 percent.
Wyatt Porter led the Wildcats with 23 points, followed by Austin Shriver with 16 and Brian Moore with five. Eli Strahler and Tryston Crawford each had four points, while Cody Paxton rounded out the Waterford scoring with two points. Moore, Porter and Shriver each made one three pointer in the game. Waterford was 5-of-6 (83.3 percent) from the free throw line in the game.
Three of Wahama’s normal starters, Derek Hysell, Trenton Gibbs and Wyatt Zuspan, did not play due to illness or injury.
The White Falcons will look to complete the season sweep of Waterford in the season finale on February 21st in Mason.
Waterford is currently in last place in the TVC Hocking.