After a tough home loss to Cristo Rey on Wednesday, Indian Creek came out hungry for a win Friday night in Crownsville – and the Eagles got it, downing Key Schiil 53-49 in MIAA C Conference action.
Indian Creek take a 13-12 advantage in the opening quarter, both teams went cold from the field in the second quarter. Key, however, weathered the storm better as it took a 26-21 lead into the half after Kevin Webster was able to hit back-to-back long jumpers.
Indian Creek began to make its move with a five point surge, early in the third quarter, as it followed a basket with a quick steal, a bucket and a foul shot to cut the deficit to 28-26. From there the two teams battled back and forth paving the way for an exciting finish.
With one minute to play, Creek’s Jerell Harrison came up with a steel near midcourt converted a layup to move the Eagles in front, 49-47. Indian Creek got another stop and was able to hit free throws down the stretch to seal the victory.
Derron Morgan led Indian Creek with 21 points with classmate Dominiqe Maye added 12 points to help carry the Eagle offense. Kerion Ulmer-Bostick and Harrison were able to lock down on the defensive end to keep the Eagles in it.
John Thurber led Obezags with 17 points. Key’s Liam Killingston also reached double digits with 10 points.