Boys basketball: Huskies give top team a run for its money in final home game


February 22, 2023

Benny Westcott

Ethan Delibertis launches a shot under pressure from North Marion defenders.

Sweet Home's boys were unable to shake out of a 22-game losing streak in their final home game of the season against North Marion on Thursday, Feb. 16, although they did give the seventh-ranked visitors, also the Huskies, a close game before ultimately losing 62-52.

Sweet Home was up 19-16 at the end of the first quarter and was down just 38-34 at halftime. But North Marion (15-6) continued to pull away in the second half, winning the third quarter by one point and the fourth quarter by five.

"We played really well and competed hard," said Sweet Home Head Coach Drew Emmert. "They are a top...

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