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Junior High Boys Basketball Defeat Trego & Oakley

  The Junior High boys’ basketball teams travelled to Trego to take on the eagles from WaKeeney.  The varsity defeated Trego by a score of Ellis 35 and Trego 19.  Leading the scoring for Ellis were Gavyn Wildeman 11, Will Eck 10, Chance Jimenez 7, Beau Brogden 3, Aron Bencze 2, and Ian McGuire 2.  Rebounding the basketball were Bencze with 4, Wildeman 4, Brogden 4, Jimenez 4, Chason Fabrizius 1, and Eck 1. 

                The Junior varsity defeated Trego by a score of Ellis 35 and Trego 19.  Scoring for the junior varsity were Joel Schiel 14, Landon Harmon 9, Gus Peine 7, Tyler Bongartz 2, Brody Fischer 2, and Jaren Frickey 1.  Harmon and Carson Schartz grabbed 8 rebounds each while Peine grabbed 5 and Frickey, Fischer and Rhoden grabbed 2.   “ We had done a good job of handling the ball and had very few turnovers.  Our shooting is also improving” according to Coach Wolf


The second game of the week was against the Oakley Plainsmen.  The varsity came out victorious with a score Ellis 45 and Oakley 27.  Leading all scorers were Gavyn Wildeman with 18 points followed by Will Eck 8, Ian McGuire 6, and Austin Gilbert 4.  Gilbert grabbed a game high 8 rebounds, McGuire 4, Chance Jimenez 4, Eck 2, Aron Bencze 2, and Beau Brogden 1.


The B team also came out on top by defeating Oakley by a score of Ellis 28 and Oakley 14.  Scoring for the B team was Landon Harmon 9, Joel Schiel 6, Gus Peine 6, Jaen Frickey 4, Brody Fischer 2, and Carson Schartz 1.  Peine and Harmon grabbed 7 rebounds each while Fischer and Frickey grabbed 2 each.


The C team played two quarters against Oakley.  At the end of 2 quarters it was Ellis 19 and Oakley 7.  Scoring for the C team were Carson Schartz 13, Tyler Bongartz 4, and Tage Cass 2.  Schartz grabbed 7 rebounds, Cass 3, JT Rhoden 2, and Ethan Carroll 1.


“We had a great week of basketball winning all games.  We played well and will keep working hard on areas we need to improve on” stated Coach Wolf.

Bryson Luea