Swanton Boys Survive Edgerton Comeback to Remain Undefeated
The Swanton Bulldogs roared out to a 20-4 lead after the first quarter then watched the visiting Edgerton Bulldogs whittle that gap down to five points with just over two minutes remaining in the game before holding off the visitors at the free throw line to win 57-45. Nic Borojevich, who led all scorers with 27 points on the night, sank 9 of 10 foul shots in the fourth quarter to spoil the Edgerton upset bid as Swanton won their sixth game in as many tries this season
Edgerton stayed within 16 points at the end of the half, 30-14, and managed to pull within 12 entering the fourth quarter. The “other” Bulldog team kept the pressure on throughout the fourth, slowly chipping away at the Swanton lead until they were down just 46-41 with 2:16 left on the clock.
Needing to foul to get the ball back, Edgerton sent the hometown Bulldogs to the line 19 times in the final quarter where Swanton converted 15 of those opportunities to keep their perfect record intact.
Also scoring for Swanton was Kayden Davis with seven points. Sam Betz and Lathan Pawlowicz had six points each. Cole Mitchey added five points while Luc Borojevich scored four and Drew Smigelski had two.
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