GARRISON, ROLFS, RICHARDSON LEAD REDSKINS!
LITTLE RIVER – Thanks to the hot hand of Jayden Garrison, the Little River rolled from the opening tip to a 17-point, 57-40 home victory over Goessel.
The Redskins held a slight five-point, 17-12 advantage at the end of the first quarter before putting 20 more points on the scoreboard in the second quarter while holding Goessel to just eight, giving the Redskins a comfortable and commanding 17-point, 37-20 halftime lead.
While Goessel played Little River even up in the final two quarters with each team hitting for another 20 points, they were unable to shake the large Redskin lead giving them the win.
Jayden Garrison had a huge game for the Redskins as he poured 29 points, helped much by connecting on five three pointers. Trey Rolfs and Keaton Richardson also hit for double digits with 12 and 10 points respectively.
Rolfs led the team in assists with four and steals with five while pulling down four rebounds, just one rebound behind team leader Garrison with five.
As a team, the Redskins hit a whopping 56% of their shots from the field when on offense while forcing Goessel to turn the ball over 18 times when playing defense.
WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE LITTLE RIVER REDSKINS? Little River is now a sparkling 11-3 for the season as they have their work cut out for them with four games scheduled in the next seven days. On Monday, the Redskins hit the road for a makeup game with Elyria Christian, then return home on Tuesday to tangle with Wakefield, have a makeup home game on Thursday with Centre before closing out the week with a road trip to Solomon.
LITTLE RIVER REDSKINS at Goessel
SCORING: 1 2 3 4 FINAL
REDSKINS 17 20 10 10 = 57
Goessel 12 8 9 11 = 40
TEAM STATS: REDSKINS Goessel
Shooting 20-36 (56%) 17-41 (41%)
3-Pointers 4-11 (36%) 1-8 (13%)
Free Throws 13-18 (72%) 5-8 (63%)
Rebounds (Off/Def) 16 (3/13) 17 (3/14)
Assists 8 10
Turnovers 10 18
Steals 13 6
Blocked Shots 1 4
Personal Fouls 13 20
LITTLE RIVER REDSKINS INDIVIDUAL SCORING & STAT LEADERS (57 total points): Jayden Garrison – 29; Trey Rolfs – 12; Keaton Richardson – 10; Rylan Konen – 4; Braxton Lafferty – 2.
Three-Pointers Made (4): Jayden Garrison – 3; Keaton Richardson – 1.
Rebound Leaders (Off/Def): Jayden Garrison – 5 (0/5); Trey Rolfs – 4 (1/3); Braxton Lafferty – 4 (1/3).
Assists Leaders: Trey Rolfs – 4; Jayden Garrison – 2.
Leader in Steals: Trey Rolfs – 5; Braxton Lafferty – 3; Jayden Garrison – 2.
Leader in Blocked Shots: Braxton Lafferty – 1.
(Post is SPONSORED by CrossDove Writers)