Meridian defeats Cobden at regional tournament

Meridian pulled ahead early and held on for a 73-64 win over Cobden in the Class 1A high school boys’ basketball regional tournament hosted by the Appleknockers Thursday, Feb. 23.

John Russell led the Cobden team with 17 points and 6 rebounds.

Clayton Eck added 14 points and 4 rebounds. Karl Evans had 13 points and 4 rebounds.

Austin Lewey had 9 points and 2 rebounds. Zane Nance had 6 points and a rebound.

Dylan Duty had 2 points and 3 rebounds. Connor Allen had 2 points.

Cobden out-rebounded Meridian 29-27 and had 19 turnovers, compared to the Bobcats’ 18.

Cobden finished its season at 11-17 overall.

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