Rustlers cruise over Spartans

Posted February 12, 2013 at 5:28 pm

In double-header play February 7, the boys’ contest was all Rustlers as they came away with a 62-29 victory over the Wessington Springs Spartans in the nightcap.

The Rustlers led after the first period by a score of 17-7 and the lead kept growing in the second quarter as the Rustlers scored nine points while holding the Spartans to just five points, making the halftime score 26-12. The Rustlers extended their lead in the third quarter with strong offensive and defensive performances, scoring 20 points while giving up just eight points, making the score 46-20 going into the fourth quarter. The Rustlers kept up their dominance and scored 16 points giving up just nine, making the final score 62-29.

The Rustlers dominated the boards out-rebounding the Spartans 37-24. The Rustlers committed 14 turnovers while forcing the Spartans into 15 turnovers.

Beau Keeter led the Rustlers with 15 points, pulling down seven rebounds. Lee Sivertsen added 13 points along with six rebounds, two steals and an assist.

The Spartans were led by Braden Jones with 14 points, with Jivon Hohn adding six points.

BOYS’ VARSITY

MILLER 17 26 46 62

WESSINGTON SPRINGS 7 12 20 29

Miller

Drew Beilke 1 0-0 2, Beau Keeter 7 1-1 15, Preston Blackwell 3 0-1 6, Lee Sivertsen 6 1-2 13, Haydn Herman 3 0-0 6, Brendan Letsche 1 0-0 2, Kris Wharton 2 3-3 7, Mason Chapin 1 1-2 4, Cody Naber 1 0-0 2, Colton Peterman 2 0-0 5

Wessington Springs

Austin Messmer 1 0-0 2, Braden Jones 5 4-5 14, Jivon Hohn 2 1-1 6, Zachary Paulson 1 1-2 3, Landon Ochsner 1 0-0 2, Jake Kroehmer 1 0-0 2

JV

MILLER 9 23 32 39

WESSINGTON SPRINGS 2 10 16 23

MILLER

Mason Breitling 1 0-0 2, Cody Naber 2 2-6 6, Cody Breland 1 2-2 4, Colton Peterman 4 0-0 10, Riley Mullaney 3 0-0 6, Mason Chapin 2 0-0 4, Tate Ketelhut 2 0-0 4, Carter Kindle 1 0-0 2, Nick Ortmeier 0 1-2 1

WESSINGTON SPRINGS

Owen Witte 0 1-2 1, Zach Paulson 3 0-1 6, Landon Ochsner 2 0-0 5, Chase Von Eye 2 0-0 4, Zach Privett 0 2-2 2, Jon Witte 1 0-0 3, John Eaton 1 0-0 2

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