Lightning wins opener in OT

By MICKEL PONTHIEUX / Sports Reporter

The Evangel Christian Lightning opened the 2012 season with a 52-46 victory over North River in overtime Nov. 16.

After a 44-44 score after four quarters of play, the Lightning (1-0) held North River to just two points in the extra period.

Evangel junior Judson Motes led all scorers with 25 points while senior Grayson Melick added 12 points along with four rebounds and four steals.