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JH Boys take on Norton

The Ellis Junior High varsity team defeated Norton Ellis 32 Noton 26. Tyson Jimenez led the varsity pouring 19 points followed by Sam Honas 6, Matthew Ersnt 3, and Mason Gottschalk 3. Gottschalk grabbed 7 rebounds, Jimenez 4, Honas 4, Easton Burton 1, and Nate Johnson 1. Ellis led at the end of the first quarter and extended their lead by 8 at the end of the half. Norton stormed back the third quarter outscoring Ellis by 6. Ellis then held off Norton's run to finish the game with a victory.

Norton was victorious in the B team game with a score of Norton 37 Ellis 21. DJ Kinderkinecht had 7 points, Bryson Luea 4, Carson North 4, Matthew Ernst 3, Dakota Metzler 2, and Daniel Crawford 1. North grabbed 7 rebounds, Luea 4, Jarrett Mader 4, Jagr Reese 3, Kinderkinecht 2, Tate Roland 2, and Rex Johnson 1.

The C team got back on the winning track and defeated Norton by a score of Ellis 36 Norton 19. Rex Johnson led the scoring with 8 points, Jarrett Mader 6, Tate Roland 6, Carson North 5, Dakota Metzler 4, Jayden Lehman 3, Rylan Cass 2, and Carson Fisher 2. Roland grabbed 4 rebounds, Quinton Shepard 4, Mader 3, Johnson 2, Alex McGuire 2, North 2, Metzler 1, Lehman 1, and Fisher 1.

The Junior High boys will be in action on Tuesday November 28 as they will travel to Plainville ot take on the Cardinals. Game time starts at 5:00 p.m. The MCEL basketball tournament will begin on Thursday November 30 with games beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Jack Wolf