Silverado seventh graders top Eich

By: Kurt Johnson, Press-Tribune sports editor
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The Silverado Middle School seventh-grade boys basketball team survived a fourth-quarter rally by Eich on Tuesday, taking a 43-32 win over the Wildcats in the gym at W.T. Eich Intermediate School. Nick Howe scored nine of his team-high 12 points in the decisive third quarter as the Bears built a 19-point advantage at 40-21. Dylan Stacy added eight points for Silverado and Michael Daw scored five points. Silverado managed to hold off the efforts of Eich’s Shayne Baynes, who scored 18 points for the Wildcats, while R.J. Johnson added six.