Written by Stacy Atkison
Published under News
February 6, 2008
Republic’s junior varsity used 11 players to wear down the Blue Jays Tuesday night at
The visitors used pressure defense to hold
But Republic broke the game open in the third period, extending the lead to 42-27 as Steven Shireman scored 8 points without missing a shot for the Tigers.
Josh Morrow led the winners with 12 points and 8 rebounds, hitting 6-of-9 field goals in the game.
Shireman finished with 10 points, 2 assists and a rebound for Republic.
Matt Poole led
Jake VanDiggelen added 9 points and pulled down 5 rebounds for the Blue Jays.
Dwayne McCroskey scored 5 points with 5 rebounds and 2 assists for
Isaiah Cottengem was the leading rebounder for the Blue Jays with 6 boards, scoring 4 points with a steal and an assist.
Scott Ragsdale added 3 points with 3 rebounds and a steal for
Nathan Combs had a big night for Republic, scoring 8 pints with 3 rebounds, 3 assists and a steal in the contest.
Kevin Stander finished with 6 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 assists for the Tigers.
Tyler King also scored 6 points for Republic with 2 rebounds and 2 steals in the game.
Dylan Fletcher added 5 points, 3 rebounds, a steal and an assist to the winning attack.
Ty Diehl scored 4 points, Jordan Brown scored a point with a rebound, and Kelsey Hyde scored a point with a rebound for
Tyler McHenry, Austin Brasher and Kyle Allen each scored 4 points and Kyle Knierim and Josh Fanning each scored 2 points for the Tigers.