O'Brien County's Bell-Times-Courier -

Wolverines put the clamps on MMCRU

 

February 14, 2019

For the second time this season, South O'Brien's boys had little trouble with an overmatched MMCRU team. The Wolverines didn't give up a point in the first quarter and allowed only five by halftime en route to a 64-27 win February 4 at Paullina. This marked the 300th career win for South O'Brien head coach Kiley Yates.

The Wolverines allowed MMCRU only eight baskets in 44 attempts, limiting the Royals to 18 percent shooting. South O'Brien outrebounded MMCRU 40-19. Large on the glass were Layn Case with eight rebounds and Jackson Louscher and Zeke Lundquist, each with six. Lundquist also accounted for three of the Wolverines' 11 steals while Alex Presthus recorded two blocked shots.

South O'Brien's top two scorers on the season showed up again as Louscher finished with 18 points and Lundquist 13. Alex Presthus also contributed 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting. Rounding out the scoring were Tristan Wilson with six points, Caden Hale and Jarome Jackson with four apiece and Case, Sean Negus and Josh Johannsen with two apiece.

As a team, the Wolverines were 26-of-52 from the floor for an even 50 percent. They made 9 of 13 free throws while MMCRU was 7-of-8 at the line. Joel Johnson and Andrew Prescott led the Royals with seven points apiece.

MMCRU

0 5 13 9 - 27

S. O'Brien

17 17 17 13 - 64

 

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