By MIKE SPRAGUE
LEOPOLD— Perry Central’s first half turnovers proved costly in a 56-45 PLAC boys basketball loss to Mitchell Saturday.
Perry Central had an 8-5 lead with 5:26 left in the first quarter, when Mitchell’s Daulton Blackwell made a three-pointer to tie the score.
The Commodores turned the ball over nine times in the first half leading to a 17-4 Bluejacket run. Gage Forrest started the run making one of two free throws. Later in the run he made a two-point field goal, then a three-point play.