(Atlantic) Nick Podhjasky's pass and Garrett Franken's layup with seconds left on the clock gave Atlantic a 62-60 win over St. Albert Saturday night.
Ryan Hawkins led the Trojans with 15-points, Garrett Franken knocked down 14, Joey Walker had nine, and Tristen Benn, Adam Wieser, and Nick Podhajsky eached chipped in eight points. St. Albert was led by Samuel Sneed who finished the night with 17-points and Travis Miller added 14.
The Trojans jumped out to a 9-2 lead early in the first quarter, but that was quickly erased by the Falcons 13-0 run which resulted in a 15-9 first quarter lead. The Trojans closed the gap to 31-29 at the half, and grabbed a 48-47 lead at the end of three quarters, thanks to key baskets from Adam Wieser, Ryan Hawkins, and Nick Podhajsky.
In the fourth quarter Atlantic built a 57-47 lead, but watched it disappear late in the fourth quarter on a 10-3 Falcon run. St. Albert tied the game 60-60 on Cole McBride's three-point shot.
With time running out Trojan Junior Post Nick Podhajsky dug out a loose ball flipped it to freshman Garrett Franken who layed it in for the 62-60 win at the buzzer.
Atlantic's record goes to 2-5 and will host Harlan on Tuesday night. St. Albert falls to 4-5 on the year.
Click here to listen to post game comments from Atlantic Head Coach Allen Jenkins
January 5, 2014