Legends improve league record to 13-1

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PENDLETON —The Legends are working on making the inaugural season of the Hoosier Hardwood Basketball Association legendary.

Pendleton’s entry in the four-team fledgling professional basketball league improved to 13-1 with a 139-90 victory against the Terre Haute SharpShooters on Sunday.

Seven of Pendleton’s eight players scored in double figures, led by former Butler guard Jordan Gathers with 27 points. Former Pendleton Heights and Butler standout Kellen Dunham scored 11 points.

The Legends have a four-game lead versus the second-place New Castle NightHawks.

The league’s top two teams play Saturday, May 1, at Hoosier Gym in Knightstown.

Doors open at 6 p.m. There will be a girls youth basketball exhibition at 6:30 p.m., aslam dunk contest at 6:45 p.m. and tip-off slated for 7:05 p.m. There will be a 3-point shooting contest at halftime.

All children, from all schools, kindergarten through sixth grade will be admitted without charge when accompanied by a paying adult. Admission for Saturday’s evening of basketball is $10.

The first-year league begins postseason play with the first round of playoffs scheduled for Sunday, May 23. The HHBA Championship will be Saturday, May 29. Postseason games also will be played at Hoosier Gym.