The South Decatur boys basketball team opened its season on the road Tuesday, visiting Trinity Lutheran.
The hosting Cougars defeated the visiting Cougars from Decatur County 55-40.
Leading South in scoring was senior Taylor Kopplin with 16 points. Junior Sam Studler followed with nine points, while senior Chris Johannigman added six. Scoring four apiece were junior Nick Schwering and sophomore Jordan Ortman. Senior Myles Lewellyn chipped in one.
South’s junior varsity squad fell 66-39 in the first game.
The Cougars next play the Twisters, a potential sectional opponent, Saturday night at Oldenburg Academy.
- Daily News