Jex Schnepper

AGS defender Jex Schnepper swats away a fading effort by a Wayne City shooter.

Albion Junior High basketball kicked off their long awaited season against Wayne City Feb. 2.

Despite their hard work they fell to the Indians with a final score of 43–37. Excitement and nerves from the players, coaches and even the fans was evident as they finally got to take the court after the long wait due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The boys worked hard and battled the entire game to come back, but just could not overcome the scoring of Wayne City. Cash Conner was the leading scorer for the Lions with 10 points followed closely by Cy Nelson who had eight points for the night.

The AGS JV basketball team pulled out a win against the Indians with a final score of 46–37.