Flathead shades Bruins by one
2/12/2018 9:39 AM

The Flathead boys team came from behind to shade host Capital in Western AA basketball action, 43-42.

Capital jumped out an opening quarter lead of 10-5 in the Bears' Den, and extended the cushion to 25-16 at halftime. But then the Braves closed the gap to 35-31 after three periods, before outscoring the hosts 12-7 in the final frame for the 1-point win.

The Bruins were led byParker Johnston with 10 points, and Bridger Grovom and Shane Haller, with eightpoints each. Eric Seaman and Tyler Johnson netted 12 points apiece forFlathead.

"We led the gamefor 30 minutes," CHS coach Guy Amquist said. "I thought ParkerJohnston and Shane Haller really stepped up tonight.

"We need to keep playing with that passion and purpose and we'll like the finish to this season."

Flathead 43, Capital 42

Flathead 5 11 15 12 - 43

Capital 10 15 10 7 - 42

FLATHEAD - Stephen Bridges 5, Eric Seaman 12,Oz Allen 3, Tyler Johnson 12, Sam Elliott 4, Anthony Jones 5, Dawson Smith 2.

CAPITAL - MattMcGinley 2, Parker Johnston 10, Brady Martin 5, Cade Kidder 2, Bridger Grovom8, Michael Nettleton 3, Shane Haller 8, Peyton Koch 4.

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