The Bombers withstood the Spartans’ tough charge to win their opening Sectional game. The North Newton Spartans took a 17-13 first quarter lead with their space eating zone defense. The Bombers adjusted and cut the lead to two points at half. Further adjustments at half allowed the Bombers to take a one point lead at the end of the third 39-38. The Bombers exploded in the fourth quarter with a 29-9 attack.
Josh Fleming (22), Jacob Hillan (12), and Alex Gull (10) led the Bombers in scoring. Other Bombers in on the action included Camden Chapman (8), Tate Drone (6), Noah Bierma (5), Brody Chamness and Tommy Boyles (2 points each), and Jacoby Tiede-Souza (1). The Bombers shot 75% from the free throw line for the night hitting 18/24.
The Bombers return to Winamac on Friday night to take on Delphi in the second round.