Boys Varsity Basketball · North Oldham Boys Basketball Holds on to Win v. North Bullitt

By Greg Adelson

The North Oldham boys’ basketball team played a home game on Tuesday night against the North Bullitt Eagles and won 69-64.  The Mustangs trailed after the first period 14-10 but scored 23 points in the 2nd quarter behind Grant Adelson (9 points) and Luke Barry (8 points) to lead the Eagles at the half 33-22.

In the second half, the Mustangs continued to build their lead behind Dallas Roberts (8 points) and Tyler Higdon (5 points) to lead 55-35 after the 3rd quarter.  The lead was cut to only 3 points with 20 seconds to play but Tyler Higdon sealed the 5-point win with 2 free throws. North Oldham is now 7-10 on the season and are back in action on Friday night at home vs Ryle High School.

Luke Barry led the Mustangs in scoring with 16 points and 3 steals.  Dallas Roberts added 14 points, including 7/10 from the free throw line.  Grant Adelson had 11 points and 5 rebounds.  Tyler Higdon scored 7 points and controlled the boards for the Mustangs with 12 rebounds.   Also scoring for the Mustangs were Thomas Ashton 6; Ian Higdon 6; Will Hare 5; Jack Scales 2; and Grant Bastyr with  2.