FROM STAFF REPORTS
Hunter Jordan pumped in 30 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer to lead the Boles Hornets to a 56-54 Class A Division I area basketball playoff win over Lindsay on Thursday.
Jordan helped the Hornets rally from a 20-8 deficit as they outscored the Knights 19-9 in the final period.
“We overcame adversity and that first quarter deficit,” said Boles coach Stephen Wilson.
Cameron Walker also pumped in 10 points and Caleb Samples added six, plus played some strong defense in the final seconds to turn Lindsay away.
Lyndon Cook led Lindsay with 26 points and Zach Milnar added 13.
The 22-7 Hornets will advance to the regional quarterfinals to face the winner of tonight’s area playoff between Collinsville and Trenton.
Class A Division I area playoff
Lindsay 20 12 13 9 —54
Boles 8 16 13 19 —56
L: Lyndon Cook 26, Zach Milnar 13, Kedrick Boaz 6, Ryan Hoepfner 5, John Haverkamp 3, Garrett Cooper 1.
B: Hunter Jordan 30, Cameron Walker 10, Caleb Samples 6, Bailey Isom 5, Ross Bostick 3, Austin Morgan 2.
Record: B 22-7.
Next game: Boles vs. Collinsville or Trenton, TBA.