Alma Boys Get Win Over Elwood

         The Alma Boys Basketball team had a non-conference home game Friday, December 22 against the Pirates of Elwood High School. Alma dominated from the start outscoring the Pirates 29-12 in the first quarter. Alma held the momentum heading into the half with a thirty point lead. Elwood fought back in the third quarter outscoring the Cardinals 20-15. The Cardinals regained the momentum in the fourth quarter to outscore the Pirates 21-13. Alma went on to win the game 94-61.

Jackson McKenzie led the Cardinals in scoring with 25 points before leaving with an injury.  Followed by Cooper Wright with 18, David Ehrke with 15, and Ty Heft with 10.  Burke Boehler, Jarod Asche, Myles McTee, Hunter Dahlgren, and Nathan Hock combined for the other 23 points in the Cardinal victory. Cooper Wright shot 100 percent from the free throw line. Ty Heft had nine assists and seven rebounds in the Cardinal Victory.

The Cardinals will be back in action Thursday, December 28 at the Silver Lake Holiday Tournament.

Article by Maloree Graf

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