Clarksville cools off in district opener

Clarksville senior Ben Waetjen puts up a shot against BCLUW to finish with a team-high 21 points in the Indians’ 67-45 loss to the Comets last week. (Kristi Nixon photo)

CLARKSVILLE – Leading 27-22 at the half, Clarksville boys’ basketball coach Ross Timmermans said his team lost its aggressiveness in the second half of a 67-45 loss to BCLUW in the Class 1A District 4 opener at home.

Ben Waetjen scored 12 of his team-high 21 points in the first half, but everyone else struggled as the Indians finished the season 5-16.

“We just stopped being aggressive, plain and simple,” Timmermans said. “Guys who were aggressive in the first half, weren’t aggressive in the second half..."

The full story appears in the Feb. 22 print edition of the Clarksville Star.