Area teams return to the court
The Edgar High School boys basketball team opened its 2014-15 season with a dominating victory over Northland Lutheran at home on Tuesdays, 67-20. The Edgar Wildcats started out the game on a 12-0 run, showing it’s dominance over the Northland Lutheran Wildcats. By the end of the first stanza the Edgar squad led 20-4. The second quarter was much the same with Edgar outscoring Northland Lutheran, 23-5, giving them a 43-9 halftime advantage. “I thought our kids played very hard,” Edgar head coach David Huss said. “It was a great team victory and a nice way to start our season. We just need to continue to improve each and every day.”
The Stratford boys basketball team started the season off with a 50-28 victory over Colby last week Tuesday, and on Monday picked up a 66-62 win over Stevens Point Pacelli. Pacelli put up a strong fight against the Tigers, even leading after the first half. The Cardinals held an 18-12 lead after the first quarter and closed out the half with a 33-28 lead. The Tigers battled back strong in the third quarter, outscoring Pacelli, 18-9, and claiming a four-point lead going into the final stanza. Both teams put in 20 points in the last eight minutes of the game, leaving the Tigers with the victory. Last week against Colby the Tigers dominated in the first half to take the win. Starting out with a 15-10 lead in the first quarter, the Tigers then went on to put in 20 points in the second while holding the Hornets to zero. Enjoying a 35-10 halftime lead, Stratford returned to the court and maintained their advantage for the win.
The Marathon High School boys basketball team defeated Mosinee on Tuesday in their season opener at home, 58-47. Marathon took the lead early with a 21-15 first quarter advantage, by halftime the Red Raiders were up 35-28. In the third period Marathon extended it’s lead a bit more, outscoring the Indians, 12-9. And finally, in the last stanza, the Raiders put up 11 points to Mosinee’s 10.
To read the full write-up from this week’s boys basketball action, pick up the Dec. 3, 2014, issue of The Record-Review or subscribe online at http://www.centralwinews.com/subscribe-rr-tp