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Elkhart Christian Academy junior Kenny Bearss plays defense during a practice Feb. 21. Bearss is one of four returning starters for the Eagles, who went 14-8 last season. (AP)
Elkhart Christian wins sixth straight boys basketball game
Posted on Feb. 15, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

AUBURN — Kenny Bearss scored 17 points and Ryan Kupferschmid added 16 as Elkhart Christian held off Lakewood Park 64-61 in a boys basketball road game Saturday, Feb. 15.

Cory Waycaster and Drew Overmyer contributed 13 and 11 points apiece, respectively, for the Eagles, who won their sixth straight game. ECA will head to Warsaw on Tuesday.

Elkhart Christian 64, Lakewood Park 61

Elkhart Christian — Kenny Bears 17, Ryan Kupferschmid 16, Cory Waycaster 13, Drew Overymyer 11, Tanner Watson 5, Jude Allen 2, Steve Weaver 0. Totals: 19 18-23 64.

Lakewood Park — Drake Donaldson 15, Hunter Yoder 13, Jared Gerke 11, Noah Gardner 10, Austin Mann 9, Andrew Johnson 3, Bradley Gerke 0, Keegan Fetters 0, Dylan Tatman 0. Totals: 20 11-17.

Scoring By Quarters

ECA — 13 18 15 19— 64

Lakewood Park— 12 10 16 23— 61

3-point goals: ECA (8) —Kupferschmid 3, Bearss 2, Allen 2, Watson; Lakewood (10) —Donaldson 4, Gardner 3, Yoder 2, Mann .

Rebounds: ECA (20) — Kupferschmid 6, Bearss 4, Allen 4, Watson 4; Lakewood (30) — Yoder 10, J. Gerke 9.

Turnovers: ECA 12, Lakewood 16.

Total fouls: ECA 17, Lakewood 23.

Records: Elkhart Christian 14-3, Lakewood Park 8-8.

Next: Elkhart Christian at Warsaw Tuesday, Feb. 18.