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Pecatonica's best effort not enough against Darlington
Darlingtons Brandon Hardyman goes to the basket against Pecatonicas Matt Goldthorpe on Friday night.
PECATONICA - Kevin Parman couldn't have been happier with the way his Pecatonica boys basketball team hustled Friday night against Darlington.The Vikings' coach couldn't have been more frustrated with the seemingly endless offensive options that Darlington threw at his team.Brandon Hardyman scored 18 points and Cedric Flesher, Mitchell Whalen and Kent Miehe added 10 apiece to power Darlington to a 61-53 victory over Pecatonica.Parman added a fifth name to the list of Redbirds who hurt his team: Jake Martin. "No 32 for them stepped up and hit two 3s in the second half that were two big shots for them, I thought," Parman said. "They have enough shooters and then somebody else steps up and hits some big ones.