Eighth grade boys tumble to Abilene

ABILENE — The Concordia eighth grade boys' basketball team lost 46-27 to Abilene on Thursday.
Concordia led the game 7-6 after one quarter of play.
Abilene limited the Panthers to five points in the second period, and scored 14 to go up 20-12.
Concordia outscored Abilene 11-10 in the third quarter to close the gap to 30-23.
Abilene pumped in 16 points in the final period to four for the Panthers.
Garrett Lawrence scored nine points for Concordia.
Brent Beaumont added seven points for the Panthers.
The Concordia B-team lost 43-27 to Abilene.
Concordia led 16-15 at halftime.
Abilene poured in 28 points in the second half, and limited the Panthers to 11 points.
Phillip Lanoue scored six points for  Concordia. Austin Higbee finished with five points.

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