Stratford beats Auburndale, secures first in Marawood South
By Hub City Times staff
AUBURNDALE – There was a full house in Auburndale for the Marawood South Conference matchup between undefeated rivals – Stratford Tigers and the Auburndale Apaches – during boys basketball play on Jan. 11.
The game began with Auburndale knocking away the first few shots Stratford’s offense attempted. Auburndale had a nice lead until Stratford’s offense came alive and took over going into the second half, 29-20.
Stratford continued their domination into the last 18 minutes of the game, scoring 42 points to win the game, 62-46.
Stratford is now first in the Marawood South Conference with Auburndale taking the second spot. Both teams next play on Jan. 15, as Stratford takes on Assumption at home and Auburndale travels to Wausau to take on Newman.