EDIGER SCORES 10, PLAY GOESSEL NEXT!

By William

CANTON – The Canton/Galva Junior High boys’ basketball team got by the first round of the Wheat State Junior High League Tournament on Thursday by beating Peabody/Burns 26-19.

After the Junior Eagles took a three-point, 6-3 lead at the end of the first quarter, Peabody/Burns turned the tables around and outscored Canton/Galva in the second stanza 6-2 to take a slim one-point, 9-8 advantage into the halftime break.

The Junior Eagles came out in the third and held Peabody/Burns to just two points while scoring eight to take a 16-11 lead into the final quarter of play where they held on for the seven-point victory.

Jaden Ediger led the Junior Eagles in scoring with 10 while Jordan Duncan chipped in with six. Both Ediger and Duncan hit for a pair of three-pointers to highlight the game.

WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE JUNIOR EAGLES? Remaining unbeaten at 10-0 for the season, the Canton/Galva Junior Eagles will now play Goessel in the second round of the Wheat State Junior High Tournament on Saturday at 2:15 p.m. in the Canton/Galva high school gym. If the Junior Eagles win, they will play again at 4:45 p.m. for the League Championship against the winner of the game between Solomon and Elyria Christian.

CANTON/GALVA JUNIOR EAGLES vs. Peabody/Burns

SCORING:                    1          2          3          4          FINAL

JUNIOR EAGLES           6          2          8          9          = 26

Peabody/Burns            3          6          2          8          = 19

CANTON/GALVA JUNIOR EAGLES INDIVIDUAL SCORING (26 total points): Jaden Ediger – 10; Jordan Duncan – 6; Wyatt Collins – 4; Lane McMannis – 3; Isom Marston – 2. Three-Pointers Made (4): Jaden Ediger, Jordan Duncan – 2.

WHEAT STATE LEAGUE BOYS JUNIOR HIGH TOURNAMENT:

Wheat State Boys Tournament - Round 2

WHEAT STATE LEAGUE JUNIOR HIGH GIRLS TOURNAMENT:

Wheat State Girls Tournament - Round 2

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