Brandon Diedrich scored those five, ….
Brandon Diedrich scored those five, and Mason Carpenter added four points. JV Castillo and Brandon Hawkey had three apiece, and Bryce Draper and Adam Diedrich had two apiece.
The Abbotsford Falcons played arguably their best game of the season on Monday, hosting the Loyal Greyhounds in a non-conference meeting, but it was not enough to earn the W as Loyal pulled away in the final moments.
Cade Faber turned in a game for the ages on Monday, recording a new season high of 29 points. Faber displayed his leaping ability as he soared high in the sky to pull down 16 rebounds.
Faber scored 15 of his points in the first half, and he got some welcome help from Mason Carpenter and Hunter Soyk. Loyal did their damage from three, raining down seven treys to take a 31-27 lead.
The second half saw both teams go at it, with each eager for a victory. Faber poured in another 14 points, and Mason scored six to finish with 12 points.
Diedrich came on in the second half, burying three triples for nine points. Loyal relied on Daymain Baird and Kaiden Hagen. Baird especially had a big second half, scoring 17 of his 19 points. Hagen tallied ten points and the game came down to the wire.
The Greyhounds made the right plays when they needed them, and Abby fell 60-58. The Falcons will enjoy a few days off, and will return to action on Friday, for a Marawood - North contest in Prentice. Tip-off will be at 7:15 p.m.