Lodi edges Franklin
Zach Mertz, center, of the Lodi Flames pushes up a one-handed jump shot against Franklin's Ron Brunner, left, and Richard Davis, right, Friday night in The Inferno at Lodi High School. The Flames defeated the Yellowjackets 70-67. (Jerry R. Tyson/News-Sentinel)
Posted: Friday, February 13, 2004 10:00 pm
After it was all over, Franklin's Bobby Wyatt and Lodi's Dave
Taylor met at the center of The Inferno's basketball court and
avoided the usual post-game handshakes.
Instead, both head coaches threw their arms around each other
and hugged. Their broad smiles told the whole story of a thrilling
Friday, February 13, 2004 10:00 pm.