The Minden Whippet boys basketball team would have a stern test heading into Christmas on December 17 when the Boone Central/Newman Grove Cardinals came into C.L. Jones Gymnasium for an “Orange Out” contest to fight leukemia.
The Whippets and Cardinals went back and forth at each other like a heavyweight battle until the BC/NG size and athleticism stood out midway through the second half.
The Cardinals were able to defeat the Whippets by 12 points, 56-44. Minden falls to 4-3 on the season.
Isaac Carlson led the way for the Dawgs with a team-high 14 points while also adding four assists and four rebounds. RJ Watson also came through with 11 points, seven rebounds and two assists. Jonas Lovin chipped in with seven points and six rebounds.
Read the game summary in the December 26 edition of the Minden Courier!