Helias races out to early lead, cruises to win over Jays

Zach Rockers of Helias guards Paul McMahon of the Jays as McMahon tries to score during Tuesday night’s game at Rackers Fieldhouse.

Zach Rockers of Helias guards Paul McMahon of the Jays as McMahon tries to score during Tuesday night’s game at Rackers Fieldhouse. Photo by Kelley McCall.

The Helias boys basketball team put together one of its best offensive games of the year Tuesday night, and it couldn’t have come at a better time.

The Crusaders jumped out to a 20-7 lead over the Jefferson City Jays in the first nine minutes of play at Rackers Fieldhouse, and Helias went on to capture a 70-53 victory.

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“We had balance and we were scoring out of our offense,” Helias coach Josh Buffington said. “It seemed like we were in a flow most of the night.”

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