The East Mills boys basketball team won its 11th game in a row to close out the regular season with a balanced offensive and defensive effort in a 63-43 victory over Logan-Magnolia on Friday.
The Wolverines (17-3 overall, 10-1 in the Corner Conference) led 30-16 at the break and effectively shut down Panthers leading scorer Levi Ettleman, who entered the game averaging 21.4 points and had scored 66 points in his previous two games combined.
East Mills held the 6-foot-3 junior forward to just six points on 2-of-12 shooting.
East Mills also turned the ball over just eight times compared to Logan-Magnolia’s 20 tunovers and while the Wolverines were out-rebounded 27-19, they made 25-of-51 field goals (49 percent) to the Panthers’ 37.5 percent shooting.
Luke Schafer led the Wolverines with 22 points on 10-of-15 shooting. Jake Doyle added 14 points and Jake Bolton 10.
Nate Fender led Logan-Magnolia with 17 points.
East Mills 54,
Jake Doyle and Jake Bolton combined for 37 points as the East Mills boys cruised to a 54-43 victory over Riverside last Tuesday.
The Wolverines (16-3 overall, 10-1 in the Corner Conference) shot 45.2 percent (19-of-42) from the field, including 7-of-13 from behind the arc. Doyle made 5-of-8 threes to lead all scorers with 22 points. Bolton added six rebounds to go with his 15 points.
East Mills also held a 29-16 rebounding edge and had three less turnovers than the Bulldogs.
Ricky Williams led Riverside with 25 points and 14 rebounds.
East Mills 85,
The East Mills boys basketball team opened the game on a 23-6 run and led 41-11 at the half in a 85-27 Corner Conference victory over Essex last Monday.
The Wolverines were led by Jake Bolton’s 21 points. Jake Taylor added 16 and Jake Doyle 15.