OVERHEAD SHOT

HOLDING THE basketball overhead, Ethan Wilson surveys the court for Orrick during the Bearcats’ June 20 shootout meeting with St. Paul Lutheran of Concordia at Orrick High School.

ORRICK – The Bearcats got a confidence boost June 20 when they hosted a varsity boys basketball shootout.

One of Orrick’s five opponents was a familiar foe from the Bearcats’ I-70 Conference schedule: St. Paul Lutheran of Concordia, a Class 3 school that defeated Richmond for the District 14 title and finished fourth in the state for the 2018-’19 season. Sparked by a 9-2 opening run, the Bearcats led by as many as nine late in the first half and were up 19-11 at halftime.

Orrick, a Class 1 school, held on for a 30-26 win. A last-second free throw helped seal the deal.

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