G-R 7th Grade Boys BasketBall-Rebels Downed by Trojans By Coach Buskohl
December 26, 2013
The 7th grade Rebels traveled to State Center on Dec. 10, 2013 to battle the Trojans of West Marshall. The rebels started the game scoring first and kept the game close in the first quarter only trailing by a 6-2 score. The size and quickness of the Trojans were tough to contain as the opponents broke open with a sizeable 8-4 lead at the halftime. Coming out of the locker room the Rebel stayed cold while the Trojans turned up the heat while steaming ahead of the Rebels 34-4. Starting the fourth quarter, the Rebels found confidence while also finding the basket for 14 points. The Rebels also turned up the defense holding the Trojans scoreless for the quarter. The comeback was not quite enough as we fell with a 34-18 final score. With each game we are improving and gaining confidence in accomplishing our goals. Scoring for the rebels were the following: *Tyson Creswell - 8 points *Ethan Beach - 4 points *Jackson Kilburis - 6 points Rebels Lose Close one with Mustangs The young Rebels hosted the Mustangs from East Marshall on Dec. 13, 2013 and those in attendance were treated to an exciting game between two evenly matched teams. Starting the game both teams came out ready to play as they traded baskets throughout the quarter only to find the Rebels down by three points at the break 11-8. The second quarter pace came to a crawl as neither team could find the basket. The only points scored were two free throws by the Rebels who found themselves down by one 11-10 at the half. The third quarter was a reverse of the second quarter as the Mustangs jumped out to hold a 17-12 lead at the end of the third quarter. The Rebels turned up the pressure and started to hit their shots and narrowed the gap and have the chance to win the game only to fall short 20-18. Rebel scoring for the evening were the following: *Colton Clark - 2 points *Alex Schweppe - 2 points *Tyson Creswell - 3 points *Jackson Kiburis - 11 points.
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