The Freshman Pioneers clawed their way to a scrappy victory. A slow start for both teams set the tone for a low scoring game. Neither team could buy a bucket until Brownsburg hit a 2-point field goal with 2:20 left in the first quarter. The Pioneers struggled to find scoring, until Jayden Enderle hit back-to-back threes to take the lid off of the goal. Brownsburg’s 2-0 lead was only time the Bulldogs led the Pioneers. Three consecutive buckets from James Bolton in the fourth, aided the Pioneers’ lead. In a slow-paced, defensive battle, the Pioneers finally came out on top, thanks to a clutch free throw by Ethan Schrader.
The Pioneers were paced in scoring by Wes Reeves and Jayden Enderle with 9 points each. Enderle also added 5 rebounds. James Bolton added 7 points, 6 rebounds. Ethan Schrader chipped in 3 points (including the game sealing free-throw), 3 steals, 2 assists. Other scorers included Gavin Rogers, with 1 point.