Silver Creek boys a win away from a title

Silver Creek boys a win away from a title

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Silver Creek captured the Seymour Semi-State by topping Guerin Catholic 54-46 on Saturday afternoon in the Indiana Boys State Tournament The Dragons will meet Leo for the 3A crown on April 3 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

Silver Creek held a slim one point lead, 20-19, at halftime. The Dragons then built a cushion in the third quarter as they were sparked by Trey Kaufman-Renn, Branden Northern, and Kooper Jacobi. Kaufman-Renn scored on a spin move in the lane to give the Dragons a 30-25 lead over Guerin. Then Jacobi blocked a shot which ignited a fast break that resulted in a Northern bucket to put Silver Creek up six, 32-26. Kaufman-Renn and Jacobi each tallied 15 points for the winners, who led 34-29 after the third quarter.

The Dragons kept their poise in the fourth to seal the deal as they improved their season record to 24-4.

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