Tigers rally in pair of thrillers; move on to Regionals
With the playoffs approaching, the Canton Tigers had one last regular-season matchup against the Geary Bison. Still, the 4-win Bison proved to be a much more difficult task than expected for Coach Patrick Rich’s bunch. Josh Edwards missed his second straight game with a back injury, and his presence was missed bringing the ball up the court. The early story for Canton was sloppy ballhandling resulting in easy baskets for Geary, and the Tigers found themselves down 15-9 after one quarter of play. In the second, Canton struggled to rebound and that resulted in second-chance points for the Bison, and they started to catch fire shooting. Coach Rich’s boys held tough, thanks to Deonte Murray picking up some of the scoring slack, left by the injury to Edwards.
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