The Wilcox-Hildreth Falcon boys basketball team dropped its record to 0-2 on the season with a home loss on Saturday to the Elwood Pirates.
The Falcons played the Pirates close for the first three quarters before Elwood pulled away for the 59-49 win.
WH was led in the scoring column by Clint Gardels with a team-best 17 points followed by Clay Blank with 13 and Stuart Fritz 11.
The Falcons grabbed an early lead over Elwood 11-9 after one period behind four points each from Michael Nelson and Gardels.
In the second, Elwood outscored the Falcons 16-9 to hold a halftime lead of 25-20. Blank and Fritz each hit three-pointers to lead WH in the second.
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