NORMAL — Senior Ryan Campbell paced a balanced scoring attack with nine points and Heyworth High School used a key third-quarter surge to defeat Calvary Baptist, 51-40, in nonconference basketball action Tuesday night.
The win improved Heyworth's record to 4-1 while Calvary Baptist slipped to 3-5.
Calvary Baptist trailed 12-10 after one quarter and 25-18 at halftime. Heyworth used a 15-8 run in the third period to boost the advantage to 40-26 entering the final quarter.
The Crusaders were able to cut the deficit to nine points in the fourth quarter but could get no closer.
"The third quarter was the key tonight," said Calvary coach Michael Touma. "We were only down seven points. They picked up the defensive pressure in the third quarter. They are a good defensive team."
Lucas Cook and Brandon Bell added eight points each for Heyworth, which had seven players score at least five points. Sean Wells collected a team-high six rebounds for the Hornets.
Tommy Horine and Josh Borst led Calvary Baptist with 12 points each. Borst also handled a team-high six rebounds.