Winfield-Mt. Union boys defeat Louisa-Muscatine, fall to Pekin
BY ANDY KRUTSINGER
Mt. Pleasant News
PACKWOOD — The Winfield-Mt. Union boys played a couple of tight games over the last week, going 1-1 in the process.
The Wolves hosted Louisa-Muscatine on Friday night and came away with a 70-64 win. They fell on Tuesday night however, 77-71 at Pekin.
W-MU got out to a good start in the win over L&M. The Wolves led 20-13 after one period and held on to a halftime lead of 36-31.
W-MU was able to pull away a bit in the third quarter and held a 51-44 advantage heading into the final period. In the highest scoring period of the night, the Wolves held on to the lead and walked out with a six-point victory.
Bryce Robison had a monster night against the Falcons. He went 11-17 for 28 points. He also led or co-led the team with 10 rebounds, five assists, three assists and two blocks.
Jordan Hudson had 19 points in the game including five of the team’s nine three-pointers. B.J. Rodgers sank two threes en route to a 14-point night. He also had three steals. Brock Fricke scored eight points including two makes from three-point land and Cody McCreight rounded out the scoring effort with one.
W-MU led, 19-15, at Pekin after the first quarter on Tuesday night but they had to play catch-up after a rough second quarter left them in a 39-32 halftime deficit.
Pekin stretched its lead to 61-51 after three periods. The Wolves were able to cut the advantage by four in the final quarter but they didn’t have quite enough time to complete the comeback and fell by four.
Robison stayed red hot, going 12-17 for 31 points and finishing with eight rebounds, five assists and a steal.
Rodgers went 9-14 from the floor and 4-9 from down town with 22. Hudson was 5-11 from three-point land for 15 points and Fricke hit one three-pointer to finish at three points.
W-MU moved to 7-11 on the year. They’ll host Mediapolis on Friday, Feb. 3, at 7:30 p.m.