Alma High Scoring Offense Defeats Southwest

The Southwest Roughriders traveled to Alma on December 12th.  Alma offense was running on all cylinders during this game.  Southwest outscored Alma 16-10 in the first quarter.  Alma was led in the scoring by David Ehrke with 6 points.  Jackson McKenzie added one bucket and was 2-2 from the free throw line.  The score at the end of the first quarter was 16-10.

Alma came back to in the second quarter to outscore Southwest 14-13.  Jackson McKenzie had one three-pointer and a basket for 5 points.  Jackson Shields had two points.  Cooper Wright was 3-5 from the line for 3 points.  David Ehrke added 2 baskets for 4 points.   This made the score going into the half 30-23 in the favor of Southwest.

Southwest led the 3rd quarter scoring 13-12.  Cooper Wright had 3 baskets and was 2-4 from the line for 8 points.  David Ehrke had a basket for 2 points and Jackson McKenzie had a basket for 2 points.  This left the score 43-35 at the end of the third quarter.

The Alma defense stepped it up in the 4th quarter and held the Roughriders to only 7 points.  The Alma offense was led by great free throw shooting and a few three points to give the Cardinals the win.   Jackson McKenzie had a great 4th quarter.  He scored one three-pointer, 2 baskets and was 4-5 from the line.  This gave him 11 points.  David Ehrke had the only other points with 100% free throw shooting (2-2) and one three-pointer that was the game-winning shot.  This gave David 5 points in the 4th quarter.

The Cardinals had a great night on the boards.  The team had 36 rebounds.  David Ehrke led with 10 boards and Cooper Wright had 9 and Ty Heft had 6.  Burke Boehler had 2 blocks on the night.  Ty Heft had a great defensive night with 3 steals.



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