Geneva outlasts Waterloo to claim sectional title

The Geneva Panthers outlasted the Waterloo Indians 60-55 at the Blue Cross Arena on Saturday morning to win their second sectional title in the last six years.

The Panthers missed several free throws late in the fourth quarter allowing Waterloo to make a final push. Ultimately, Geneva was able to hold on for the win.

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Waterloo’s defense held Geneva’s Devon Martin to just 12 points but Martin’s two free throws with 6.3 seconds sealed it for the Panthers. Martin was named B1 Tournament MVP.

Parker Bossard finished with 13 points to lead Geneva.

Kyle Slywka scored a team-high 15 points for the Indians. John Lawrence knocked down three 3-pointers and added 13 before fouling out late in the contest.

Following the game, Nick Askin, Parker Bossard and Liam Ryan from Geneva were named to the Class B1 All-Tournament Team. Kyle Slywka and Michael Hubard from Waterloo were also named to the Class B1 All-Tournament Team.

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