|Bruning-Davenport/Shickley Win Two Games|
|Written by thenebraskasigna|
|Monday, 06 February 2012 22:44|
The BDS Eagles pulled away in the second half to overcome the Meridian Mustangs 53-35 in boys basketball Tuesday, Jan. 31 at Davenport.
Luke Christensen and Kendrick Holeman stepped up and scored well as Meridian doubled up on the Eagles leading scorer, Ryan Tegtmeier.
“It’s important for those two to be ready to add some scoring punch for us when teams attempt to take Ryan out of the offensive end,” said BDS Coach Fred Kluck.
The Eagles trailed 12-11 after the opening period, led 26-20 at halftime, and then held a lead of 42-30 going into the fourth quarter.
The contest was well-played, with the Eagles committing only 7 turnovers and the Mustangs committing only 8.
“We started a little slow defensively, but picked up our play as the game went along,” said Coach Kluck.
BDS improved its season mark to 14-4.
BDS sank 5 of 15 three-pointers and hit 12 of 14 from the line. The Eagles connected on 13 of 27 from the field, while Meridian was 15 of 31 from the field. Meridian sank 0 of 9 three-point tries and made 5 of 7 free throw attempts.
Scoring- Tegtmeier 17, Christensen 13, Holeman 13, Lauenstein 4, Houchin 2, Norder 2, Remmers 1, Schulte 1. Rebounds- Houchin 6. Assists- Tegtmeier 5. Steals- Christensen 2.
Team rebounds-- BDS-30, Meridian-25. Team fouls-- BDS-12, Meridian-8.
The BDS Eagles topped Shelby/Rising City 57-41 in boys basketball Friday, Feb. 3 at Shelby as the winners led after each quarter.
The Eagles Dylan Lauenstein and Michael Houchin had hot hands scoring the first 8 points as BDS jumped out to a first quarter 20-9 lead.
“That was important for us to get off on the right foot scoring inside and taking the game to them early down low,” said BDS Coach Fred Kluck.
The Eagles jumped in front 20-9 at the end of the first period, led 35-25 at halftime, and then held a lead of 42-31 going into the final period.
The Eagles committed only 6 turnovers in the victory.
“Offensively we played a little stronger and defensively we were a little slow to react to some of what Shelby did,” said Coach Kluck.
In the second quarter, When Shelby cut the BDS lead down to 4 points the Eagles Ryan Tegtmeier stepped up and scored the next 10 points.
“Ryan saw we were struggling a little on the offensive end so he took over for a couple of minutes hitting 2 three-pointers and 2 driving lay-ups,” Coach Kluck said.
BDS improved its season mark to 15-4, while Shelby/Rising City fell to 3-15.
BDS connected on 4 of 9 three-pointers and sank 13 of 17 free throw tries. The Eagles sank 16 of 27 field goals, while Shelby/Rising City was 11 of 23 from the field. Shelby/Rising City sank 3 of 10 three-point attempts and connected on 9 of 15 free throw tries.
“Grant Norder and Evan Remmers came off the bench and played some quality minutes for us when we had some early foul trouble,” Coach Kluck said. “They both hit a couple of big shots and knocked down a few free throws as well as playing quality defense.”
Scoring- Tegtmeier 26, Norder 7, Houchin 6, Lauenstein 6, Christensen 5, Remmers 5, Holeman 2. Rebounds- Houchin 6, Tegtmeier 6. Assists- Tegtmeier 6. Steals- Tegtmeier 5.
Team rebounds-- BDS-21, Shelby/Rising City-18. Team fouls-- BDS-17, Shelby/Rising City-14.