|Jays hold down Mathias, edge archrival ’Dawgs|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Monday, December 10, 2012 3:43 PM|
By JIM METCALFE
ELIDA — St. John’s boys basketball head coach Aaron Elwer had a “simple” game plan: deal with explosive Elida scorer Dakota Mathias — coming in with 124 points in his first three games — and Aric Thompson.
The game plan worked: the Blue Jays held junior Mathias to 5-of-13 shooting for 14 points (adding 12 boards and 5 steals) and senior Thompson to four points (3 blocks) in a 49-44 non-conference triumph over their long-time rivals.
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