E-M Defeats Mustangs; Fall To BDS

Published on Tuesday, 27 January 2015 15:25
Written by thenebraskasigna

The Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves defeated the Meridian Mustangs 61-46 in boys basketball Tuesday, January 20 at Exeter. The Timberwolves shot 55 percent from the field in the contest.
The Timberwolves jumped in front 16-6 after the opening period, led 32-12 after the second period, and then held a lead of 45-26 after the third quarter.
Exeter-Milligan improved its season mark to 8-4.
Exeter-Milligan hit 3 of 8 three-point tries and made 8 of 13 free throw tries. The Timberwolves hit 25 of 45 from the field, while Meridian was 19 of 48 from the field. Meridian sank 4 of 13 three-point tries and sank 4 of 7 free throw attempts.
Exeter-Milligan held a 31-18 edge on the boards.
Individual Stats
Scoring- D. Luzum 17, Mueller 11, Jensen 9, Zeleny 8, White 5, Zelenka 3, Maxson 2, Kresak 2, Axline 2.  Rebounds- D. Luzum 11.  Assists- Jensen 6.  Steals- D. Luzum 3, Zeleny 3.
Team fouls-- Exeter-Milligan-14, Meridian-12.
The Exeter-Milligan Timberwolves were topped by the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley Eagles 48-34 in boys basketball Saturday, January 23 at Davenport.
Exeter-Milligan had been within four going into the fourth period.
The contest was well-played, with the Timberwolves committing only 5 turnovers and the Eagles committing only 9.
The Timberwolves fell behind 10-3 after the first quarter, but advantages of 13-12 and 12-10 in the second and third quarters sliced the deficit to only 32-28 going into the final period.
The Exeter-Milligan season mark fell to 8-5.
Exeter-Milligan hit 3 of 13 three-point tries and connected on 5 of 13 free throw tries. The Timberwolves hit 13 of 35 from the field, while BDS was 16 of 33 from the field. BDS sank 4 of 9 three-point tries and connected on 12 of 16 free throw tries.
Individual Stats
Scoring- Jensen 14, D. Luzum 9, Zeleny 9, Zelenka 2.  Rebounds- D. Luzum 7.  Assists- Zeleny 2.  Steals- Zeleny 4.
Team rebounds-- Exeter-Milligan-19, BDS-25.  Team fouls-- Exeter-Milligan-15, BDS-11.