Patriots stop Tigers on the road
February 22, 2023
Two evenly matched teams battled each other in boys' varsity high school basketball action last Tuesday, February 14 at Hitchcock- Tulare. But the hosts would eventually defeat Ipswich 43-36.
Ipswich had narrowly won the opening quarter 11-9 and expanded that to a 27-19 halftime edge. So this was sort of a classic case of a tale of two halves. That's because the hosts weren't quite ready to shut off the gym lights. They indeed closed to within four points, 32-28, with a quarter to play and would then hold Ipswich to only four points in that decisive stanza.
The Patriots were led by TJ Salm...