RICHARDS - Richards won an overtime thriller Nov. 10, to begin the season, pouncing past the Elkhart Elks, -47-51.
The young Richards squad (1-0) has a lineup that features only one senior, Rope Greenhaw; three juniors, Paxton Carrell, Cash Rotello, Hunter Hurt-Fuller; a pair of sophomores, Landon Dodd, Chad Bowen; and six freshmen, Jay Lewis, Jackson Tennison, Heath Graves, Owen Piersall, Cotton Pool and Bodie Wrobleski.
Piersall, the freshman guard, led the Panthers with 30 points, eight rebounds and four assists. Greenhaw battled on the boards pulling down 10 rebounds and scoring four points. Freshmen Heath Graves and Jackson Tennison contributed with six points, four rebounds and seven points, six rebounds respectively.