SOUTH WHITLEY – Despite quality outings from Nate Walpole and Spencer Sroufe, Whitko couldn’t find a team win Monday night against East Noble in a 69-60 boys basketball loss.
Walpole continued his scoring surge, tossing in 32 points to lead the Wildcats. Spencer Sroufe added one of his best outputs to date, scoring 11 points to go with seven rebounds and seven blocks. River West added nine points and three rebounds and Collin Craig had two points and five rebounds.
The loss drops Whitko to 4-4 on the season. East Noble moves to 5-1 with the road victory.
Whitko will next play Dec. 30 at the Kankakee Valley Tourney, facing Rensselaer Central in the opening round of the tourney, and either Boone Grove or Kankakee Valley in the nightcap depending on outcome. East Noble will play in Thursday’s Goshen Tournament, taking on Fairfield and either Goshen or Elkhart Central in its nightcap.