Wolverines run win streak to 13

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By Joel Stevens, Associate Editor

Five players scored in double-figures and the East Mills boys basketball team won its 13th game in a row with a 75-48 victory over Fremont-Mills.

“Easily our best offensive game of the year,” East Mills coach Kevin Schafer said after the game. “We shot better than we have all season and everybody got involved. It was just one of those games.”

The Wolverines led 40-24 at the half and shot 53.9 percent from the field (34-of-63) for the game.

The Wolverines (19-2 overall, 15-0) have won all but two games in their 13-game streak by at least 10 points.
“Since the conference tournament, we’ve been playing better on offense,” Schafer said. “We struggled there for a while but we’ve gotten better there and on defense the last two weeks or so.”

With defenses clogging the lane to stop forward Keegan Wederquist inside, the Wolverines have taken advantage at other spots. On Friday, Wederquist scored 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds. While Michael Story, Noah Meyer and

Jacob Schafer added 12 each and Logan Currin 10.

“Most teams are trying to stop Keegan and our other kids are open and hitting shots,” Schafer said. “We’re playing well.”

East Mills 61,
Nishnabotna 27

East Mills sprinted out to a 25-5 lead and never looked back in a 61-27 victory over Nishnabotna Thursday.

The Wolverines (18-2 overall, 14-0 in the Corner Conference) led 36-5 with three minutes remaining before halftime.
The scoring slowed down during the third quarter as East Mills utilized much of its bench for the remainder of the game.

Four different players finished with at least 10 points for the Wolverines, led by Jacob Schafer’s 16 points, including four three-pointers.

Noah Meyer had 13 points and seven rebounds off the bench for East Mills.

Keegan Wederquist recorded a double-double with 10 points and 13 rebounds. Logan Currin meanwhile had 11 points, as well as seven rebounds.

Carter Jennings paced Nishnabotna with 12 points.