BRUNK CONNECTS FOR 20!
BROOKVILLE – The Inman boys basketball team made quick work of the road trip to Brookville on Tuesday as they jumped on Ell-Saline early and never stopped with their pressure defense in scoring a 48-point, 68-20 demolition of the Cardinals.
The Teutons raced out to a 24-5 lead by the end of the first quarter and despite only putting up 11 more points in the second quarter took a 27-point, 35-8 advantage into the halftime break.
Not letting up in the second half, Inman scored 20 more in the third and another 13 in the fourth while keeping the Cardinals under ten in each quarter with just seven and five to earn the final 48-point victory.
Eli Brunk had a career night for Inman as he put 20 points in the scorebook which included a three-pointer and being a perfect five-for-five from the free throw line. Jace Doerksen also hit for double digits with 10 as the Teutons nine players put at least a pair of points by their name in the scorebook.
While both teams had many personal fouls with Inman recording 18 and Ell-Saline being whistled for 19, the Teutons helped themselves by connecting on 18-of-27 free throws while the Cardinals were only able to hit on 6-of-21. Besides Brunk, Kyler Konrade was near perfect at the free throw line by hitting on six-of-seven.
“We played good tonight,” noted Teuton Head Coach Brett Froese during his reflections on the game. “We jumped on them early and never looked back. Defensive pressure really caused them problems most of the evening. We have a big coming up on Friday against a good Sedgwick team. Going to find out exactly where we are at the end of the next couple of weeks as the schedule really amps up down the stretch and we are looking forward to it.”
WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE INMAN TEUTONS? The victory over Ell-Saline brings the Inman Teutons to 10-3 for the season as they prep for a home court battle on Friday with Sedgwick.
INMAN TEUTONS at Ell-Saline
SCORING: 1 2 3 4 FINAL
TEUTONS 24 11 20 13 = 68
Ell-Saline 5 3 7 5 = 20
INMAN TEUTONS INDIVIDUAL SCORING (68 total points): Eli Brunk – 20; Jace Doerksen – 10; Mason Carter – 8; Kyler Konrade – 8; Derick Johnson – 6; Kolby Blank – 6; Brenton Thiessen – 5; Nate Martisko – 3; Kendyn Blank – 2. Three-Pointers Made (4): Derick Johnson, Eli Brunk, Nate Martisko, Brenten Thiessen – 1.