Second half struggles prove fatal as BSM falls to St. Francis

Andrew Birkeland, Staff Writer

The Red Knights were unable to get in the winning column as the St. Francis Fighting Saints defeated the Red Knights 56-45. The Red Knights inability to score once again proved fatal to their winning chances and saw another halftime lead disperse. The Red Knights built a lead going into halftime, but starting the second half, the Red Knights couldn’t buy a bucket and St. Francis began to build a lead. The Red Knights fought to get back into the game, but in the end, they were unable get the win and St. Francis won 56-45. Junior Sam Lynch hit three three-pointers to lead the team with 11 points and Jayson Edwards scored ten points off of the bench. The Red Knights fall to 6-16 on the year and look to end their losing streak when they travel to Cooper to face the Hawks and superstar Rashad Vaughn on Tuesday.