|Wildcats own 4th period in surging past Rockets|
|Sunday, January 19, 2014 12:00 AM|
By JIM METCALFE
PANDORA — Jefferson and Pandora-Gilboa went at it on even terms for three quarters Saturday night before the Wildcats pulled away with a decisive fourth period to snag a 61-51 non-league boys basketball victory at The Launching Pad of Pandora-Gilboa High School.
The Wildcats (9-5) were topped by the tandem of sophomore Trey Smith with 22 points — including 12-of-13 at the free-throw line — and senior Ross Thompson with 20.
The Rockets (2-10) received 13 from senior Jared Tousley, 12 from senior Alex Osborn and 11 by senior Seth Schmenk.
In junior varsity action, the Wildcats advanced to 9-5 with a 37-29 victory.
P-G returns to the court Tuesday at Bluffton.
Jefferson entertains Lincolnview Friday.
(Longer article and box on Monday’s web).