Rustlers dominate Highmore-Harrold Pirates

Posted February 26, 2013 at 4:56 pm

The Miller Rustlers boys’ basketball team ended their season on the road in Highmore defeating the Highmore-Harrold Pirates 63-43 on Friday, Feb. 22 bringing their season record to 14 wins and 4 losses.

The Rustlers asserted their dominance early, holding the Pirates scoreless in the first quarter to lead 15-0 after one quarter of play. The Rustlers extended their lead in the second quarter, outscoring the Pirates 16-11 to take the 31-11 lead into halftime. The Rustlers came out of halftime and outscored the Pirates 18-16 in the third quarter to take the 49-27 lead into the fourth quarter where the Pirates outscored the Rustlers 16-14, making the final score 63-43.

Beau Keeter led the Rustlers, scoring 19 points with two steals one assist and one rebound. Preston Blackwell netted 17 points while grabbing a team high five steals. Lee Sivertsen added 11 points along with three rebounds. Drew Beilke led the team with three assists while scoring one point.

The Pirates were led by Colin Weidenbach scoring nine points. Jordan Houdek and Ben Petersen each contributed eight points for the Pirates.

In the junior varsity contest, the Rustlers also defeated the Pirates 36-16.

VARSITY STATS

MILLER 15 31 49 63

H-H 0 11 27 43

MILLER

Drew Beilke 0 1-2 1, Beau Keeter 8 3-5 19, Preston Blackwell 8 1-3 17, Lee Sivertsen 5 0-1 11, Haydn Herman 2 0-0 4, Brendan Letsche 1 0-0 2, Kris Wharton 0 1-2 1, Mason Chapin 2 0-0 4, Cody Breland 0 2-4 2, Mason Breitling 0 2-2 2

H-H

Colin Weidenbach 3 1-1 9, Hayden Houdek 2 0-0 4, Hadley Hamlin 0 4-4 4, Jordan Houdek 4 0-2 8, Cole Oakley 0 3-5 3, Ben Peterson 2 4-4 8, Brady Lamont 1 0-0 3, Brian Hovland 0 2-2 2, Clay Knox 1 0-0 2

JV STATS

MILLER 8 19 28 36

H-H 2 4 10 16

MILLER

Mason Breitling 2 0-0 4, Cody Naber 3 5-6 11, Mason Chapin 1 0-0 2, Colton Peterman 1 0-0 2, Riley Mullaney 2 0-0 4, Cody Breland 4 0-1 8, Tate Ketelhut 2 1-2 3, Jason Manning 0 1-2 1, Nick Ortmeier 0 1-2 1

H-H

Caleb Pazour 3 0-6 6, Ben Peterson 0 2-2 2, Brady LaMont 0 0-1 0, Jarrett Krause 1 0-2 2, Brandon Big Eagle 1 0-0 2, Clay Knox 1 0-0 2, Ben Knippling 1 0-1 2,

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