The Warriors headed to Hartington to battle against the Cedar Catholic Trojans on Tuesday, February 21 for their second-round game in the sub-district playoffs, which would also be their last game of post-season play.
The Warriors kept up with the Trojans during the first quarter, leading by a score of 15-13. They ended up trailing 20-38 in the second quarter. Heading into the fourth quarter, the Warriors were down 29-52, and by the final buzzer, the Warriors notched the loss 70-34.
Leading in points, senior Simon McFarland and sophomore Braxton Foxhoven put in 11 points and sophomore Jace Panning added six.
Although the Warriors season has ended, there were some positive aspects to the season as a whole. McFarland said, “We definitely played better as a team this year than last year.”
The Warriors ended their season with a record of 6-19.
Vs. Tri-County Northeast
The Crofton Warriors pushed through to the end of a hard-fought season.
The Warriors battled Tri-County Northeast on Monday, February 20 at Hartington Cedar Catholic. The boys kept a steady pace for themselves throughout the game.
The Warriors were leading in the first quarter with a score of 17-9. At the end of the second quarter, the scoreboard showed 30-22 with the Warriors leading.
Despite leading by eight points, the Warriors were not satisfied. Senior Jeffrey Birger said, “We played well but we definitely could have played better.”
The Warriors continued to thrive leaving Tri-County seven points behind in the third quarter. The boys powered through to the end of the game winning with a score of 51-45 and advancing in the sub-district tournament.