Bronchos News · Lafayette Jeff Boys Basketball Wins Opening Game of Franciscan Health Hoops Classic

Lafayette Jeff’s boys basketball team managed an 81-48 win over Benton Central in the first game of the Franciscan Health Hoops Classic.  The Bronchos, who are hosting the tournament at Marion Crawley Gym, were led by four players in double figure scoring — Braxton Barnhizer (23), Avery Beaver (18), Brooks Barnhizer (17) and Matthew Jones (16).

Lafayette Jeff shot 54 percent from the field and outrebounded Benton Central 21-14.

The Bronchos will play Harrison, which defeated Twin Lakes 54-39 Monday night.  LJHS and Harrison will meet Friday at 6 p.m.