Led by four players in double figures scoring, Corwith-Wesley-LuVerne’s boys defeated the CAL Cadets, 47-35 on Jan. 21 in Corwith.
The non-conference triumph improved CWL’s season record to 4-12 overall. Esden Carroll scored 13 points, Josh Hilbert made 12 and Grant Carroll and Derek Studer each had 10 to power the Panthers. Jared Haler added two points and 11 rebounds.
Hilbert led the rebounding chart with 12. He also had seven steals, four blocks and four assists. Haler made three assists, three steals and two blocks. Grant Carroll hit two 3-point buckets for CWL.
H-LP 72, Panthers 30
Corn Belt Conference power and No. 4 ranked Harris-Lake Park ran away from the Panthers on Jan. 18 at Lake Park by a 72-30 final count.
Esden Carroll scored 10 points to lead CWL, which slipped to 2-6 in conference play. The Panthers also got eight points frpom Grant Carroll while Josh Hilbert made five points and 12 rebounds. John Genrich added five rebounds. Esden Carroll collected seven.
Stefan Chambers provided three points while Derek Studer and Genrich each had two.
29-2 first quarter run all but set the tone for the contest. H-LP led 52-9 at halftime.
N-K stops CWL boys
Northwood-Kensett doubled up on Corwith-Wesley-LuVerne for a 64-33 victory over the Panthers on Jan. 17 in Corwith.
The non-conference game saw CWL fall behind 15-5 early as N-K took a 32-12 halftime lead and never looked back. Esden Carroll scored 12 poins to lead CWL, which shot just 25 percent from the field.
CWL rips CCE, 66-28
Corwith-Wesley-LuVerne ripped Clay Central-Everly, 66-28 in a conference game in Corwith on Jan. 15.
Josh Hilbert scored 14 points, Derek Studer had 12 and Randy Cram 10 to lead the Panthers, who snapped a five-game losing skid in the process.
CWL opened with an 11-3 first quarter lead and never looked back as they outscored CCE 39-14 in the second half.
Jared Haler grabbed 11 rebounds and five assists. Hilbert also made five assists and collected seven steals. CCE slipped to 0-11 overall with the loss.
“It was a good game for us both on offense and defense. Hope to take it into the next games,” CWL coach Mel Haler said.
CWL will travel to West Bend on Friday, Jan. 25, and visit North Union on Jan. 29.