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Saturday the Bombers 8th grade boys played in the South Newton Invite, and came away as the tournament champions! The Bombers played North White in the lst game. Trailing 12-0 midway thru the 2nd quarter, the Bombers finally started getting things going in the right direction. They whittled the lead down to just trailing at the half 14-8. The Bombers came out with pressure defense in the 3rd quarter and completely took North White out of their offense. The Bombers outscored North White in the 2nd half 35-15 in recording a 43-29 victory that put the Bombers into the championship game against South Newton. All of the Bombers played very goo defense in the 2nd half, including Broc Beier and Zachary Geleott who basically took away North Whites point guard leaving the Vikings offense out of sinc. Scoring leaders for the Bombers was Dalton Henry and Tommy Boyles with 10 each, Colby Chapman with 8 pts, and Drew Cain 6 pts. In the championship game the Bombers defeated South Newton by a score of 47-17. The Bombers were able to carry over their momentum from the 1st game and out scored South Newton in the 1st quarter 12-4. They continued to play well the rest of the half leading 24-9 at half. The 2nd half the Bombers bench played a lot of valuable minutes and kept increasing the Bombers lead. The final score was 47-17 Bombers winners and tournament champs! Scoring for the Bombers was Colby Chapman 12 pts, Dalton Henry 10 pts,and Carter Drone 7 pts. The Bombers had great balance as 9 of the 10 Bombers scored in the game. The Bomber record now is 2-1 and next play Monday night at Pioneer.