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Jr. High Boys Defeat Stockton Tigers

The junior high boys varsity had to come from behind to defeat Stockton on Thursday. The final score was Ellis 29 and Stockton 28. After a slow first quarter, both teams were tied at 4 each. By the end of the half, the varsity was down by 10. Ellis chipped away at the lead to close the gap. By the end of the third quarter, the varsity was down by only 3. With 4 seconds left in the fourth quarter, Ellis was down by one. Sam Honas was fouled and we were in one and one. He made both free throws to end the game. Scoring for the varsity was Tyson Jimenez with 11 points, Easton Burton 10, Sam Honas 4, Mason Gottschalk 2, and Nate Johnson 2. Jimenez and Gottschalk grabbed 7 rebounds each, followed closely by Honas with 6, Johnson 3, and Burton 1.

The B team cruised to a victory by defeating Stockton by a score of Ellis 34 and Stockton 9. Jarrett Mader had 9 points, Bryson Luea 6, Rex Johnson 4, Tate Roland 4, Carson North 3, Matthew Ernst 2, DJ Kinderknecht 2, Dakota Metzler 2, and Carson Fisher 2. Roland grabbed 7 rebounds, Mader 5, Johnson 4, North 4, Metzler 2, and Daniel Crawford 2.

Jack Wolf 12/15