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JH Boys Basketball Sweeps Phillipsburg

The Junior high boys swept Phillipsburg by winning all three games last Thursday.  In the first game it was Ellis 25 and Phillipsburg 23.  Aiden Amrein and Quinton Shepard had 9 points each, Carson Fisher 3, Jayden Lehman 2, and Alex McGuire 2.  Shepard grabbed 12 rebounds to lead all rebounders for Ellis. 

In the second game of the night it was the C team out scoring their opponents by a score of Ellis 28 and Phillipsburg 14.  Dalton North had a good shooting night with 10 points, Talen Roland 8, Austin Carroll 6 and Logan Russell 4.  Russell grabbed 11 rebounds while North had 5 for Ellis. 

In the last game of the night the Ellis Junior High boys defeated Phillipsburg by a score of Ellis 24 and Phillipsburg 18.  The railers were up by one point at the half then outscored Phillipsburg by  5 to seal the victory.   Jarret Mader led all scoring with 8 points, Aiden Amrein 6, Dakota Metzler 4, Carson North 4, and Rex Johnson 2.  North grabbed 12 rebounds, Mader 5, and Metzler 4. 
“The boys came out and played very aggressive which created turnovers by a good Phillipsburg team.  We still need to take care of the ball, especially late in the game” stated Coach Wolf.

A Team: 24-18 W
B Team: 25-23 W
C Team: 28-14 W

Coach Wolf