Down one at the half, the Reed Custer 8th Grade Boys’ basketball team turned it around in the second half to defeat Momence, 41-30 Tuesday night.
The Panther defense stepped it up after the break, and built a 10 point lead that they were able to hold for the remainder of the game.
Leading the way was Evan Pickard, who had 11 steals and scored 19 points. Jeremy Sheridan contributed nicely with eight points, while Ethan Pickard added five, and Brendan Williams had four. Joel Hunt posted three points and Colton Berg rounded out the scoring with a pair.
The Panthers are now 5-11 on the season and will host MVK after the new year.