Despite the return of several players who missed time with injuries, Granville could not overcome the Stillwater offense falling 66-39 in the first round of the Section II Class B boys basketball tournament Tuesday night. Down by 12 points at the half, Granville allowed four Warriors to reach double digits in scoring, while no single member of the Golden Horde reached the mark. Granville was outscored 31-16 in the second half en route to the first round playoff exit. Jared Beattie and, returning from an early season injury, Ian Bixby each scored eight points for Granville to lead Horde scorers. Another player returning from injury, Jamie Hicks, scored six points as did Tim Perry. Josh Seamans scored four points; Sam McDermott and Evan Young were each held to two points and, up from the junior varsity, Hoagland added three points. Bixby and Hoagland each had a 3-pointer. Granville finishes the season 5-14.
Granville11 12 9 7 – 39
Stillwater16 19 20 11 – 66