Beckley, WV (WOAY) – Entering Wednesday, Independence and Wyoming East had met each other both in New Richmond and Coal City. On Wednesday, the two faced each other for a third time this season.
Like the previous two meetings, it was close to the end, though the Warriors did get out to a double-digit lead in the first half before the Patriots rallied to tie the game at multiple points in the fourth quarter.
The Warriors made shots in the final minutes, however, going on to win 64-63. Dylan Brehm led all scorers with 24 points, while Johnathan Sims had 15 and Zach Cook recorded a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds.
Tyler Haga led Independence with 19 points, while Dylan Dickens contributed 15.