COLLINS, O’HARA TOP SCORERS!

By William

BURRTON – It was a clean sweep on Monday for the Canton/Galva junior high boys’ basketball teams as both the ‘A’ and ‘B’ teams won handily on the road at Burrton.

JUNIOR EAGLE ‘A’ TEAM WINS 61-16!

In the ‘A’ game, the Junior Eagles put up a whopping 61 points while playing shutdown defense and holding Burrton to just 16 points for the game and gaining the 45-point victory.

The Junior Eagles jumped out to a 13-6 lead by the end of the first quarter before blitzing Burrton 17-0 in the second quarter to take a 24-point, 30-6, advantage into the halftime break.

After coming out and dropping another 25 points on Burrton in the third quarter while holding them to just four, the Junior Eagles cruised in for the dominating victory.

Wyatt Collins led the ‘A’ team in scoring with 18 points while Kaiden Wilson connected for 16 and Jaden Ediger just missed double digits with nine. The Junior Eagles made eight three-pointers for the game, including three each by Wilson and Ediger.

With the victory, the Junior Eagle ‘A’ team is now 8-0 on the season and at the top of the Wheat State League standings along with Solomon who is also unbeaten in league play but holding two losses overall.

JUNIOR EAGLE ‘B’ TEAM SCORES 33-16 VICTORY!

The Junior Eagle ‘B’ team also gained a commanding victory, scoring a 17-point, 33-16 win.

Noah Collins led the ‘B’ team offense with 18 points.

WHAT’S NEXT FOR JUNIOR EAGLE BOYS BASKETBALL?

The Canton/Galva junior high Junior Eagles will back on the road again on Thursday, January 15 when they travel to Centre.

JUNIOR EAGLES ‘A’ TEAM at Burrton:

SCORING

JUNIOR EAGLES ‘A’ TEAM       13        17        25        6          = 61

Burrton                                    6          0          4          6          = 16

JUNIOR EAGLES ‘A’ TEAM INDIVIDUAL SCORING (61 total points): Wyatt Collins – 18; Kaiden Wilson – 16; Jaden Ediger – 9; Jordan Duncan – 8; Noah Collins – 8; Isom Marston – 2. Three-Pointers Made (8 total): Kaiden Wilson – 3; Jaden Ediger – 3; Jordan Duncan – 2.

JUNIOR EAGLES ‘B’ TEAM INDIVIDUAL SCORING (33 total points): Noah Collins – 18; Brayden O’Hara – 6; Isom Marston – 4; Keaton Ryan – 2; Garrett Silsby – 2; Jase Beltz – 1.

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