Bunceton boys fall to Wildcats, 71-49
The Bunceton Lady Dragons basketball team was feeling it Tuesday night on the road against the Brunswick Wildcats.
After dropping a game over the weekend against Maranatha Christian Academy, the Lady Dragons had four players in double figures and led Brunswick from start to finish en route to a 60-34 victory.
Bunceton, improving to 13-8 overall, opened the first half with a 32-12 lead against Brunswick and then outscored the Lady Wildcats 28-22 in the second half.
Bunceton coach Mitch Hurt said this was a very good game for the Lady Dragons. “We shared the ball very well and consequently got some very good looks at the basket and was able to convert at a good percentage,” Hurt said.
Taylor Burnett led four players in double figures for Bunceton with 15 points along with two rebounds and one assist.
Lauren Wieland finished the game with 12 points, five rebounds, three steals and two assists while Rachel Lenz added 12 points, six rebounds and three assists, Emily Clevenger 10 points, four steals, four assists and two rebounds, Chloe Moser five points, eight rebounds and two assists, Skyler Shuffield three points, four assists, three rebounds and one steal, Jenna Elliott two points and two rebounds and Cara Bishop with one point, four rebounds, three assists and one steal.
The Lady Dragons also finished the game shooting 38 percent from the field and 67 percent from the foul line.
McKenzie Elliott had the game-high for Brunswick with 17 points.
Brunswick (B) 71
AJ Worley scored a game-high 25 points, leading the Brunswick boys past Bunceton Tuesday night in Brunswick.
The Dragons, dropping to 2-19 on the season, trailed Brunswick 18-10 after one, 37-20 at the half and 54-39 after three quarters of play. Meanwhile, in the final period, Brunswick outscored Bunceton 17-10 to win the game by 22.
Bunceton coach Mitch Hurt said the boys shot for a very good percentage against the Wildcats from Brunswick. “We were not able to get enough shots around the basket because of the 6’-8” post player, Reece Winn. We were outsized at every position, however, we were able to operate about 12 feet out from the basket where the majority of our points came from.”
Jordon Angermayer had the team-high for Bunceton with 18 points along with seven rebounds and two assists.
Brayden Doyle chipped in 12 points, nine rebounds, three assists and two steals while David Knipp added seven points and two rebounds, Blake Petsel six points, six rebounds and six assists, Riley Layne four points, three rebounds and two assists and Eli Pearcy with two points, three rebounds and one assist.
The Dragons also finished the game shooting 37 percent from the field and 71 percent from the foul line.