Big second half not enough to push BSHS boys past Piper
A big second half nearly propelled the Bonner Springs boys basketball team past Piper on Wednesday, the Pirates were able to hold on to hand the Braves a 58-53 defeat.
After trailing 22-16 at halftime, the Braves (5-8, 1-6 in the Kaw Valley League) put up 37 second-half points on the road against the same team that handed them a 67-43 loss on Dec. 18.
Senior Austen Twombley scored 17 second-half points and finished with a game-high 23. Senior Brandon Moore added 11 points and junior Jonathan Jackson scored nine. Senior Logan Terrell and junior Anthony Kubas each scored four points, and senior Tyler Howell finished with two.
The Braves will continue league play at home against Turner at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday in what will also be this season’s Coming Together for a Cure game.