Apollo Wins Crosstown Battle in Overtime
Todd Simpson | Jan 24, 2019 AT 8:43 pm
(KNSI) - The Apollo Eagles defeated the Tech Tigers 65-63 on Thursday night.
Apollo dominated in the first half, leading by as much as 12 points.
Tech kept themselves in the game, going into halftime down by only 4.
The score at halftime was 32-28 in favor of the Eagles.
In the second half, Apollo collapsed and allowed Tech to come back and take the lead.
The game went down to the final seconds as they were tied at 57-57 with 14 seconds to go.
Tech had the final shot, but were not able to break the tie.
In overtime, the teams exchanged shots, and with 1 second to go, the Eagles made a bucket to put them up by 2.
The final score was 65-63 in favor of the Eagles.
The Eagles Logan Johnson was selected as the All Star Trophy Player of the Game with 10 points, and the game winning bucket.