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Elkhart Central's Terell Street shoots over the defense of Washington's Jacob Watts-Jenkins 2/1/2013 at North Side Gym. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)

Central's John Stahl shots over Washington's Tyjhay McCain at North Side Gym 2/1/2013. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)

Elkhart Central's Tre Taylor brings the ball up court as Washington's Rashaun Lane defends at North Side Gym 2/1/2013. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)

Central's Jaron Walters shoots over Washington's Montel Green at North Side Gym 2/1/2013. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)

Central's Terell Street brings the ball up court against Washington's Chris Sleepers at North Side Gym 2/1/2013. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)

Elkhart Central's Blake Brouwer puts up a shot over Washington's Montel Green at North Side Gym 2/1/2013. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)

Central's Terell Street brings the ball up court 2/1/2013 at North Side Gym. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)

Elkhart Central's Genoris Crawford passes to a teammate as Washington's Antwon Ivory defends at North Side Gym 2/1/2013. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)

Elkhart Central boys basketball 2012-2013. 11/14/12 sports Tray Qualls_31_JR (Truth Photo By Anthony Anderson) (AP)
NIC Qualls’ 3’s lift Blazers to victory

Posted on Feb. 1, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

ELKHART — Tray Qualls buried two 3-pointers in the final 90 seconds as Central won its first Northern Indiana Conference game of the season 55-53 over South Bend Washington on Friday night.

The Blue Blazers celebrated Senior Night by rolling to a 35-17 halftime lead, but the Panthers stormed back with a 36-point second half, eventually taking the lead in the fourth quarter.

Terell Street knocked down 20 points for Central, which improved to 6-11.

Tra’veon Johnson topped Washington with 27 points.

CENTRAL 55, sb washington 53

Washington — Antwon Ivory 0, Rashaun Lane 0, Chris Sleepers 10, Denottus Crumbley 0, Tra’veon Johnson 27, Jacob Watts-Jenkins 1, Tyjhay McCain 0, Montel Green 15, Dionte Hicks 0. Totals: 14 18-20 53.

Central — Genoris Crawford 2, Terell Street 20, JJ Stahl 4, Jaron Walters 4, Tre Taylor 2, Blake Brouwer 13, Tray Qualls 6, Brian Harter 2, Aaron Flax 2. Totals: 18 14-21 55.

Scoring By Quarters

Washington 13 4 18 18 — 53

Central 16 19 11 9 — 55

3-point goals: Washington (7) — Green 5, Sleepers 2; Central (5) — Qualls 2, Brouwer, Street.

Total fouls: Washington 19, Central 16. Fouled out — Sleepers.

Records: Central 5-11 (1-5 NIC), SB Washington 5-8 (2-4 NIC).

Next: Hammond Clark at Washington today, Feb. 2; Central at SB Clay Thursday.

JV: SB Washington 46, Central 35. Top scorers: Washington — Denottus Crumbley, Anthony Brazier 15; Central — Trayton Harris 9.