East Noble defeated Warsaw 51-34 in the Champions of Character Classic at Grace College.
The Tigers were led by Nolan Groninger with 15 points and 3 assists. Jaylen Reese added 5 points. Luke Adamiec had 4 points and 6 rebounds, and Tyler Metzinger scored 4 points to go with his 4 rebounds and 2 blocked shots.
Tigers play host to Northridge next Friday, January 4 in the second round of NLC play.