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Capac works overtime for BWAC win, 49-48


Chiefs get scare but stay perfect


January 10, 2018
CAPAC — Jakob Sawyers hit a put-back with 19 seconds remaining, lifting Capac to a dramatic 49-48 overtime victory over visiting Cros-Lex in a Blue Water Area Conference varsity boys' basketball battle last Friday night.

With the outcome, Capac now stands at 7-0 overall and 2-0 as far as BWAC clashes are concerned.

In Friday's battle, Cros-Lex took an 11-8 edge after one quarter was done.

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Capac's Andrew Sams splits a pair of Cros-Lex defenders en route to a basket during last Friday's BWAC confrontation. photo by Kevin Kissane.
Quarter two would see Cros-Lex generate eight points and Capac manage four, leaving the former with a 19-12 halftime lead to protect.

The next 16 minutes of hoops action would see Capac bounce back with a 33-26 edge, squaring the scoreboard count at 45 points apiece at the end end of regulation play.

Capac then outscored Cros-Lex 4-3 in overtime, leaving the floor with a 49-48 win to their credit.

Trevor Boers (20 points, including three trifectas) led Capac that evening. He was given assistance in the scoring department by Andrew Sams and Sawyers (seven, featuring a trey, each), Jordan Hellmuth (six), Jimmy Schroeder (four), Casey Bollaert (a triple) and Jake Witt (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.
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