Rustler boys dominate Midgets

Posted January 28, 2013 at 4:29 pm

The Miller Rustlers boys’ basketball team took on the McLaughlin Midgets Saturday, Jan. 19, and brought home a 70-37 victory.

The Rustlers stormed out of the gate in the first quarter capturing a 20-7 lead. The Rustlers continued their dominance over the Midgets in the second quarter taking a 40-16 lead into halftime. The Rustlers extended their lead in the second half to 30 in the third quarter at 53-23. They outscored the Midgets 17-14 in the fourth quarter, to make the final score 70-37.

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Kris Wharton floats thru defenders for 2 points.

Lee Sivertsen led the Rustlers with 21 points, adding three rebounds and an assist. Preston Blackwell added six points with a team leading 14 rebounds and four assists. Brendan Letsche added nine points, four rebounds, four steals and three assists. Beau Keeter added 12 points and a team leading five steals, four assists and seven rebounds. Haydn Herman added four points, five rebounds, two steals and an assist. Drew Beilke added two points, three rebounds, two assists and a steal. Kris Wharton netted eight points one rebound and a steal. Cody Breland added two points and three rebounds. Cody Naber added two points and a steal. Mason Breitling added an assist with Colton Peterman adding three points and a block.

Leading the way for the Midgets was Payton Tiokasin with 12 points.

Miller 20 20 13 17

McLaughlin 7 9 7 14

STATS

MILLER

Drew Beilke 1 0-0 2, Brendan Letsche 3 2-4 9, Preston Blackwell 3 0-5 6, Lee Sivertsen 9 2-4 21, Haydn Herman 2 0-2 4, Beau Keeter 5 2-8 12, Kris Wharton 4 0-0 8, Cody Breland 1 0-0 2, Cody Naber 0 2-2 2, Colton Peterman 1 0-0 3

MCLAUGHLIN

Payton Tiokasin 5 2-3 12, Amos Talks 1 0-0 3, Dennis Walking Elk 1 0-1 2, Clifford One Feather 2 2-2 7, Jayson Running Hawk 1 0-0 3, Mark Black Cloud 3 0-0 7, Tristan Flying Horse 1 0-0 3

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