The Twisters improved to 3-4 on the season and will next be in action Jan. 2 against Morristown at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse in the Indianapolis.
OA beats Shawe in consolation game
The Twisters were 65-52 winners over Shawe Memorial in the consolation game of the McKee Munk Invitational in Henryville.
The Twisters outscored the Hilltoppers 19-7 in the second quarter and did not trail the rest of the way. Oldenburg led 30-18 at halftime and later 51-35 at the end of the third.
Moorman finished with 23 points, while Sarringhaus added 17. Geis was third on the team with 10.
Crothersville wins opener by three
The eventual champion Crothersville Tigers opened the tournament with a 68-65 victory over the Twisters.
Oldenburg trailed at each of the first three quarter breaks, but rallied late to make it interesting.
Trailing 54-39 at the end of the third quarter, the Twisters outscored the Tigers 26-14 over the final eight minutes. Much like it has been all season, shooting from beyond the 3-point arc got the Twisters back in the game. Coach Moorman’s squad hit six 3-pointers to make it close. Sarringhaus hit three of his four in the game, while Moorman hit two and Hurm had one.
Moorman finished the game with 20 points followed closely by Sarringhaus with 18.