Bishop Luers came back. It just didn’t come back far enough.
Trailing by eight at the half Tuesday, the Knights got within two at the end but couldn’t reel in Angola and lost 65-63 in the girls basketball season opener for both.
Rachel Rinehart scored 19 points, Brittany Beard 13 and Claire Grubb 11 to lead Angola, which outrebounded Luers 36-32.
Tashayla Sutorius scored 20 points and Addie Reimbold 11 to lead the Knights.
CONCORDIA 42, BELLMONT 25: Olivia Hahn scored 12 points and Dejour Young 10 to lead the Cadets over Bellmont.
Scherer led Bellmont with seven points.
GARRETT 56, CHURUBUSCO 19: Brandi Dawson scored 32 points to lead the Railroaders at Churubusco.
Garrett led 8-0 after a quarter and 26-6 at halftime.
WHITKO 54, CENTRAL NOBLE 27: The Wildcats jumped out to a 23-9 halftime lead and cruised from there at Whitko.
Bailee Juillerat scored 11 points and Jordan Hall 10 to lead the Wildcats.
BLACKFORD 44, BLUFFTON 32: The Tigers led 17-16 but were outscored 28-15 in the second half at Bluffton.
Gina Eisenhut led Bluffton with 20 points.