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INDIANAPOLIS – Union City was cold in the third quarter and lost its season opening boys’ basketball game Saturday at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse, 56-45.

The Indians (0-1) were led by Zerrin Cantu with 17, Elijah Cowper with 13 points and Bryten Stewart with 11 points. The trio represented all but four of Union City’s points.

The Indians trailed by just one after the first period and things were looking good when they led 23-15 at halftime. But the Eagles won the scoring battle 25-10 in the third quarter and pulled away in the fourth.

The Indians are in action tonight at Wes-Del.