The Norwayne boys basketball team went into Apple Creek on Friday night for a big early season showdown with Waynedale and came away with a 54-52 win. The Cats fell behind early 12-2 but were able to make a 23-10 run to end the half to take a 3 point lead in to the locker room. Norwayne would hit free throws and get stops down the stretch to finish off the Bears. Ben Draper led all scorers with 21 points(5 triples). Quinn Hiles followed Draper with 19 points and 5 assists. Noah Saal added 6 points and 3 rebounds. Sophomore posts Joey Raudebaugh and Jacob Rupp added 4 points each with Raudebaugh grabbing 10 rebounds. Norwayne is now 5-0 on the season and 2-0 in the WCAL. They will host Loudonville on Tuesday night.