Wolverine boys in 59-31 triumph, girls also top SWG
Jordan Buhs scored 20 points and Jason Zinnel added 16 to lead the West Bend-Mallard/GC-B boys basketball team past Southeast Webster-Grand, 59-31 Monday night (Dec. 10) in non-conference play at Burnside.
The victory improved the Wolverines’ season record to 3-2 overall.
Others who scored for the Wolverines include Cole Banwart with 11, Nathan Grimm with six, Kurt Banwart with four and Brady jenson with two.
Curt Castenson led SWG with 16 points. The Wolverines led 10-5 in the opening quarter and held leads of 35-15 at halftime and 41-24 after three quarters.
Wolverines 62, Panthers 32
The Wolverines broke open a close game early and went on to defeat CWL, 62-32 in Corwith Friday night (Dec. 14) in Corwith. Cole Banwart scored 16 points, Jordan Buhs had 15, Jesse Zinnel 14 and Jason Zinnel 13 to power the Wolverines, who improved to 4-2 overall, 3-1 in conference play.
The Wolverines will host Pocahontas Area on Monday, Dec. 17. They visit North Union on Dec. 21 in their final game before the Christmas break.
Wolverine girls top SWG, 38-26
The West Bend-Mallard/Gilmore City-Bradgate girls evened their season record at 3-3 with a 38-26 non-conference victory at Southeast Webster-Grand Monday night in Burnside.
Kayla Banwart led all scorers with 12 points while Cassie Gearhart had nine. Kenzie Grimm was next with eight, followed by Sarah Mader with four, Courtney Bargman with three and Ashley Schmidt with two.
Wolverines 46, Panthers 34
The Wolverines improved to 4-3 overall, 2-2 in conference play with a 46-34 victory at CWL Friday night (Dec. 14). Kenzie Grimm scored 15 points while Kayla Banwart and Sarah Mader each had eight.
H-LP 42, Wolverines 29
Harris-Lake Park doubled up on West Bend-Mallard/Gilmore City-Bradgate in the second half en route to a 42-29 Corn Belt Conference win over the Wolverines on Dec. 4 at Lake Park.
The conference lost moved WBM/GCB’s record to 2-3 overall, 1-2 in league play. Sarah Mader scored nine points and Courtney Bargmann had seven to lead the Wolverines, who shot a dismal 20 percent from the field.
The Wolverines host Pocahontas Area on Dec. 17. They round out their pre-Christmas schedule at North Union on Dec. 21.
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