CAPAC — The Capac varsity boys' basketball team dropped a narrow 71-67 verdict to Memphis in the Battle at the Fieldhouse Monday night.
St. Clair County Community College is where the action unfolded.
With the decision, Capac slips to 3-3 this season.
In Monday's game, Memphis jumped out to a 23-14 advantage after one quarter had ended.
Memphis then widened the gap to 32-14 with 6:08 showing on the second quarter clock, before settling for a 36-31 lead at the halftime break.
When play resumed, Capac struck with a 23-21 third quarter edge. That trimmed their deficit to 57-54 at the time.
Memphis then outscored Capac 14-13 from that point on, good for a 71-67 victory at night's end.
Gavin Gerstenberger led Memphis with 18 points, including three trifectas.
Jordan Hellmuth paced Capac with 19 points. He was backed by Jacob Sawyers (13 points), Trevor Boers (10), Andrew Sams (nine), Jimmy Schroeder and Jacob Parski (seven each) along with Brent Boers (two).
Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.