WAYNESFIELD — The Indian Lake Lakers used a strong second-half effort to pull away from the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers for a 67-52 win in a non-league varsity boys basketball game Tuesday night at Waynesfield-Goshen High School.
Holding on to a narrow 29-28 lead at the half, Indian Lake outscored the Tigers 16-10 in the third quarter to extend the lead to 45-38.
The Lakers added 22 more points in the fourth quarter while holding W-G to 14.
Tanner Arledge scored 12 of his game-high 16 points in the second half to lead the Lakers.
Lee Turner and Jacob Frank led the Tigers, scoring 13 points apiece.
Dylan Little chipped in with 10 points for W-G, which was playing without the injured Jake Risner.
Garrett Hauenstein (7 points), Colton Miller (6 points), Wes Ulrey (2 points) and Justus Ball (1 point) rounded out the Tigers scoring.
Brennon Lump added 15 points for Indian Lake. And Colby Wallbrown scored 12, including 4-of-4 from the free throw line in the fourth quarter.
The Lakers as a team were 11-of-12 on free throws in the fourth quarter.
The win snapped a six-game losing streak for Indian Lake.
W-G fell to 6-12 on the season, with games Friday at the Temple Christian Pioneers and Saturday at Allen East against the Mustangs remaining on the schedule.
The Tigers open tournament play next Wednesday at Coldwater against the St. Henry Redskins.