Boys basketball: Toledo 45, La Center 44

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A big third quarter helped the Indians hand the visiting Wildcats their first loss.

Toledo outscored La Center 18-7 in the third period of the Trico League game to build a seven-point lead, and the Wildcats never regained a lead.

La Center had a chance to win at the buzzer, but a shot and several tip-in attempts failed to fall.

Will Rice scored 13 points and Brody Seter 12 for the Wildcats, who were outscored 10-2 from the foul line. Forrest Wallace led Toledo with 17 points.

TOLEDO 45, LA CENTER 44

LA CENTER (2-1, 2-1) -- Connor Wonderly 2, Chase Davison 4, Jonathan Griffee 2, Wyatt Aguirre 6, Matt Braaten 5, Brody Seter 12, Will Rice 13, Mason Parmatier 0, Sean Nolan 0. Totals 18 (6) 2-4 44.

TOLEDO -- Brent Wood 12, Forrest Wallace 17, Haskins 3, Andrews 0, Riley Bowen 0, Grant McEwan 8, Vermilyea 5, Merly 0, Johnson 0, Cline 0. Totals 14 (7) 10-12 45.

La Center 10 15 7 12--44

Toledo 8 13 18 6--45

JV -- Toledo 62-57.