U-High Holds Off Lanphier As Pioneers Pick Up Important CS8 Win


The dynamic duo of Nate Torres and Alex Wood scored 52 points combined for Normal U-High to lead the Pioneers to a 73-60 home win over Lanphier.

Alex Wood scored 11 first quarter points to thwart Lanphier’s early momentum and gain U-High the lead that they would never relinquish. Nate Torres scored 28 to lead all scorers for U-High which built a 17 point lead in the 3rd quarter only to have Lanphier cut the lead to 4 early in the 4th quarter but the Pioneers stayed the course to pull away for the win.

U-High goes to 17-7 overall and 10-3 in the CS8 with the win. The Pioneers will play a red hot Glenwood squad Saturday night. Lanphier falls to 11-13 overall and 6-7 in the CS8.