Cagers down Cascade, pull off last minute win over N.M.

Victories don’t come easy in Capital Conference play, even on one’s home court. The Husky boys basketball team discovered that twice in the past week.

Last Tuesday, they could never breathe easily until the fourth quarter in their 62-47 defeat of Cascade. Against North Marion, the Huskies never fully exhaled the breath of victory until Josh Bondesen sank two free throws with 7 seconds left to pull out a 49-45 heart wrencher.

In their last game of the first half of the season, the Huskies’ early strategy to penetrate inside and pass to the open post against Cascade allowed Wes Smith to get off to a quick start with the first 6 points, 4 of those on free throws. But other good shots off the drive just