Cobden won and Shawnee lost in opening-round action of the Sesser-Valier high school boys’ basketball tournament Saturday, Dec. 26.
Following are game summaries:
Cobden 56, Zeigler-Royalton 48: Robby Lehr had 30 points to boost Cobden to the win.
Steve Draper and Alex Sweitzer added 10 points apiece for the Appleknockers. Allan Brumleve chipped in 4 points and Bo Gearhart 2.
The Tornadoes led 14-9 after one quarter. The Appleknockers fought back to pull ahead 28-24 at the half. Cobden led 38-35 going into the final period.