Jon Richardson

Moeller overcomes halftime deficit to beat Lakota East, 61-53

The finale of the Midwest King Classic pitted Moeller and Lakota East in a contest of conference-leading foes. The Crusaders looked to maintain dominance over both the southwest region and the state as a whole, boasting the top ranking in Division I. Conversely, Lakota East played the role of hopeful spoiler, entering the game on the heels of climbing to the top of the Greater Miami Conference just two days prior.