The LSE boys seventh and eighth grade basketball team pulled off two wins Monday night on the road by beating the Versailles Tigers by the scores of 45-24 and 43-36, respectively.
The eighth grade Pirates, improving to 10-3 on the season, trailed Versailles 12-10 at the end of one but outscored the Tigers 33-24 for the rest of the game.
LSE led 24-20 at the half and 30-25 after three quarters of play.
LSE coach Curtis Walk said the boys came out slow again.
“ think we over looked them in the first half,” Walk said. “We had to come out in the second half fighting. We knocked down some shots tonight and made our free throws late to win. We out hustled them in the second half and took care of the ball. We made some good adjustments when Jamesian McKee got hurt and played really well at the end.”
Treveon Coleman had 21 points, seven rebounds, six assists and four steals to lead the Pirates.
DJ Wesolak finished the game with nine points, 15 rebounds and three blocked shots while DaWan Lomax added seven points, 10 rebounds and three steals, Chandler Stonecipher three points, four assists and three rebounds and Daylan Shelton with three points.
Versailles was led by Cole Wilson with 15 points.
As for the seventh grade game, LSE outscored Versailles in all four quarters and led 12-9 after one, 22-12 at the half and 37-20 after three quarters of play. The Pirates also held a 8-4 advantage in the fourth.
“We played our best game of the year last night,” said LSE coach Doug Austin. “Everyone did a good job contributing.”
Jackson Johns had the game-high for LSE, 4-2 on the season, with 22 points, two assists and one steal.
Cameron Poulsen finished the game with 13 points, five steals and one assist while Ethan Watson added four points, four rebounds and one steal, Jordan Fishburn two points, two rebounds, one steal and one assist, Blake Richardson and Connor Rhorer each with two points, one rebound and one assist, Garrett Hundley three assists, two steals and one rebound, Caidyn Hazel three rebounds, two steals and one assist, Connor Acton one rebound, one steal and one assist, Shane Chamberlain one rebound and one steal and Trent Maxwell with one rebound.
 For Versailles, Trace Murdock had 15 points.