Friday Boys Basketball Round-Up
NEW BREMEN 58, ALLEN EAST 56
NEW BREMEN — Luke Schwieterman led a trio of double-digit scorers with 17 points as New Bremen defeated Allen East, 58-56.
Allen East at New Bremen Boys Basketball Photos:
Ben Homan added 13 points and Justin Heitkamp had 10 points and Carson Manger added eight points. Parker Manger had six points while Sam Wendel and Alex Speelman scored two points apiece.
New Bremen hosts Troy Christian tonight at 6 p.m.
FORT LORAMIE 51, NEW KNOXVILLE 34
NEW KNOXVILLE — In the final minute of the first half the score was tied at 15-all and the Ft. Loramie Redskins nailed two three-pointers and rode that lead throughout the second half to defeat the New Knoxville Rangers 51-34 Friday in the opening game of the season at the Barn in New Knoxville.
Fort Loramie at New Knoxville boys basketball photos:
“At the end of the half the score was 15-all,” Rangers head coach Kort Fledderjohann said. “Two out of three possessions we got screened on the body and they hit two bombs from the corner. In the third quarter we started out slow and not ready to play. They scored 13 points and that was the ballgame.”
Seth Guillozet led all scorers with 18 points and Tony Benanzer added 14 points. Two players also scored in double figures for New Knoxville with Jake Allen scoring 11 points and Andrew Arnett had 10 points.
MINSTER 63, SIDNEY LEHMAN CATHOLIC 60
SIDNEY - Minster Wildcats boys basketball team trailed by 14 points with 1:50 left in the third quarter and outscored the Lehman Catholic Cavaliers 28-11 in the final ten minutes to win the season opener Friday night.
The Wildcats traveled to Sidney and captured a 63-60 victory on opening night of boys basketball hoops.
"I told our kids this is something we can build upon because we are going to be in very many, many more dog fights if we are ready to play," said Mike Lee. "That's a learning experience you build from."
Adam Niemeyer led Minster with 17 points. Devon Poeppelman had a double-double scoring 15 points and 11 rebounds. Ethan Wolf finished with 12 points and eight rebounds. Brandon Hoying added nine points for the Wildcats.
Frantz led the Cavaliers with 16 points. Spearman finished with eight markers.