Sandy Creek rolled into Friday’s primetime matchup against Whitewater looking for a fresh start. After suffering a non-region loss to rival Fayette County earlier in the week, the Patriots needed to win to build confidence early in the season.
Whitewater provided a unique challenge as a young and upstart program. Under new head coach Matt Martin, the Wildcats hung tough with the Patriots for 32 minutes. However, Sandy Creek prevailed 63-58 en route to their first victory of the season.
Senior duo TJ Bickerstaff and RJ Howard led the charge for the Patriots. Bickerstaff collected 20 points, 10 rebounds, 6 (more…)