Peddie built a 39-29 lead at halftime, but the visitors from Blairstown finished 17-of-22 from the field to shoot 77.3 percent in the second half and take home a 73-66 victory in Mid-Atlantic Prep League action. The Falcons fell to 10-4 overall and 1-2 in the MAPL while the Bucs improved to 12-2 and 3-0 in conference play.
The fans that made it out to the Erik B. Hanson Field House Saturday night witnessed a true barnburner with the visiting Hill School Blues coming away with the 54-51 victory over Peddie in a free throw finish and missed opportunities.
The Peddie girls' basketball team lost 43-34 to the Hill School Blues on Saturday at the Erik B. Hanson Field House. Early turnovers and poor shooting from the field had the Falcons playing catch-up as Alexa Giacche's traditional three-point play put the Blues in the lead for good, 3-2, at the 4:49 mark.
Freshman Suraj Mukkamala picked up a forfeit win at 106-pounds and junior Tom Wardle recorded a 5-3 decision against Juan Astudillo at 285 for the only points the Falcons would score in a 68-9 loss at Hightstown High School on Thursday evening.