West Point — The Wynot boys picked up two big wins in the West-Point Holiday Tournament.
Wynot led the entire way on a 53-48 win over the hosts the West-Point Beemer Cadets. Then the Blue Devils knocked the Humphrey St. Francis Flyers from the ranks of the undefeated with a big 51-40 win to earn the championship of the tournament.
Wynot used balanced scoring with 10 points each provided by Garrett Lange, Anthony Haberman and Dylan Heine. Charlie Schroeder just missed double figures with nine points.
West-Point Beemer was led by Miguel Perez who took scoring honors with his 17 points. Jesus Barragan chipped in with 11 points for the Cadets’ cause.
In the opening quarter the Cadets got a pair of buckets from Jesus Barragan. Wynot would counter with a pair of three pointers from Dylan Heine and one by Anthony Haberman as the Blue Devils took an early 11-8 lead.
In the second quarter Wynot would build on their lead. A pair of baskets inside by Garrett Lange and a trey by Peyton Wieseler fueled a 13-11 run.
The Cadets’ Miguel Perez got hot hitting for eight of the home team’s 11 points.
The battle continued in the third quarter as Wynot got a pair of layups by Anthony Haberman and four points by Charlie Schroeder to increase their lead to 37-29 going into the final frame.
In the fourth quarter the Cadets would try and rally behind a sevenpoint explosion by Jesus Barragan and four points each from Riley Penrose and Miguel Perez. The Blue Devils would hang with them thanks in part to three pointers by Jack Kuchta and Dylan Heine and some free throws as Wynot earned the 53-48 win to advance to the championship game.
SCORING Wynot- Garrett Lange, 10; Anthony Haberman, 10; Dylan Heine, 10; Charlie Schroeder, 9; Jack Kuchta, 6; Peyton Wieseler, 5; Colin Wieseler, 2; Trystan Heimes, 1; Owen Sudbeck, 1. WPB- Miguel Perez, 17; Jesus Barragan, 11; Keegan Doggett, 9; Riley Persose, 6; Drake Repschlaeger, 5.
On Thursday the Blue Devils put together a good defensive showing and scoring runs in the second and fourth quarters to give the previously undefeated Humphrey St. Francis Flyers their first loss of the season, 51-40.
This game was a tight one until the fourth quarter when the Blue Devils went on a 16-10 run to pull off the upset win.
The Blue Devils were led by Anthony Haberman who finished with 15 points, by the inside board work of Garrett Lange who worked the offense glass for his 13 points and by the long range shooting of Dylan Heine who contributed a trio of three pointers to the win.
Schroeder worked the paint for eight points and 10 rebounds to aid the Blue Devils’ cause.
The Flyers got 15 points from Tanner Pfeifer and a pair of three pointers each from Justin Leifeld and Austin Leifeld to spark their offense.
Jack Lubischer and Tanner Pfiefer would each grab six rebounds for their team.
The first quarter saw the Flyers get seven points from Tanner Pfiefer and a 3-pointer each from Justin Leifeld and Haustya Forney as they earn the slim 13-12 lead. Wynot got offensive production in the paint with four points each from Garrett Lange and Charlie Schroeder.
The Blue Devils defense would tighten in the second quarter holding the Flyers to four points from Tanner Pfeifer and a second trey from Justin Leifeld. Wynot went on a 14-9 run to take a 26-22 halftime advantage.
Scoring was provided by a pair of long range three pointers off the bench by Dylan Heine and six hard earned points by Anthony Haberman.
Scoring slowed in the third quarter. Humphrey got all 8 of their points from Austin Leifeld who hit a pair of three pointers. Wynot got a third trey by Dylan Heine and a bucket each from Garrett Lange and Anthony Haberman as they clung to a 35-30 advantage at the end of three periods of play.
The fourth and deciding quarter would belong to the Blue Devils.
Humphrey got a lone trey by Jaden Kosch and some free throws. Wynot got seven points in the paint by Garrett Lange, four points from Charlie Schroeder and buckets by Haberman and Wieseler to pull away for the 51-40 win.
SCORING Wynot - Anthony Haberman, 15; Garrett Lange, 13; Dylan Heine, 9; Charlie Schroeder, 8; Peyton Wieseler, 5; Trystan Heimes, 1. HSF- Tanner Pfiefer, 15; Austin Leifeld, 8; Justin Leifeld, 6; Huastya Ferry, 4; Jaden Kosch, 3; Colten Wietfeld, 2.
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