The Purdy Eagles held the Southwest Trojans in check for much of an Ozark 7 contest on Friday night. Southwest eventually prevailed 64-58 in a closer-than-expected win.
Four Purdy players reached double figures in a valiant upset bid in front of the home crowd, but the Trojans managed to squeak out a win over the Eagles for the third time this season.
Purdy scorers were: Riley Veith, 12; Landon Terry, 11; Cody Hall, 11; Devon Bennett, 10; Cameron Terry, 6; and TJ Farris and Kevin Miller, 4 each.
Scoring for Southwest were: Josh Hartin, 18; Levi Roberts, 17; Matthew Whittington, 13; Tyler Ferguson, 7; Cam McCurdy and Skylar Knoll, 4; and Austin Rettman, 1.