Boys team gets chance in overtime but can’t get past Decatur Central

Whiteland and Decatur Central put on somewhat of an offensive show Friday night, combining for 161 points and 50.4 percent field-goal shooting.

But a defensive play made the difference.

The Warriors’ Trent Sandlin attempted a 3-pointer with time running down in overtime and the host Hawks clinging to a three-point lead. Decatur Central’s C.B. Bennett blocked the shot, and time expired as players battled for the rebound, giving host the Hawks an 82-79 Mid-State Conference victory.

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