W-MU girls edge Huskies, boys fall
WINFIELD — The Class 1A No. 12 Winfield-Mt. Union girls’ basketball team played a consistent game against Highland on Tuesday night and claimed a 46-38 victory. In the boys’ game, a strong second half wasn’t enough for the Wolves, who couldn’t keep pace with the visiting Huskies in Tuesday’s 63-46 loss.
In the boys’ game, the Wolves’ offense was limited in the first half as the Huskies took a 24-15 lead into the break. W-MU played a stronger second half, scoring 14 in the third quarter and 17 in the final quarter, but still couldn’t keep pace with Highland, which posted another 39 points in the win.
Zach Davis paced W-MU with 14 points on the night; Sam Jennings and Garret Baker joined him in double figures with 10 points each.
The Wolves are now 8-7 overall and 7-6 in the SEISC North.
Consistent, spread out scoring helped the W-MU girls’ team take and maintain an edge against Highland on Tuesday night.
The Wolves played the Huskies to an 11-11 tie at the end of the first quarter and were ahead 22-19 at the break.
W-MU posted 14 points in the third quarter and added 10 more in the final quarter while limiting Highland to 19 second-half points to seal the win.
Shelby Therme led the Wolves in scoring with nine points, and five different Wolves had six points apiece: Paige Breon, Layne Davis, Emily Mathews, Logan Hartsock and Erica Robison. Sam Jamison scored five for the Wolves, and Karlie Wade chipped in two points.
Robison pulled down a team-high nine rebounds and Hartsock grabbed eight boards. Davis dished three assists; Davis, Wade and Therme had three steals each. Robison blocked three shots.
The girls are now 13-3 on the season and 11-3 in the conference.
Next up for the Wolves is Friday’s road game against Lone Tree.