ROLFS, GARRISON COMBINE FOR 49 POINTS!

By William

ROZEL – Leading from the opening tip, the Little River boys’ basketball team was firing on all cylinders as they scored a 19-point, 78-59 road victory at Pawnee Heights on Tuesday.

After jumping out to a comfortable nine-point, 21-12 lead at the end of the first quarter, the Redskins then added four more points to their lead and entered the halftime break with a 13-point advantage at 41-29.

Coming out of the break, Pawnee Heights played Little River nearly even in the third before the Redskins added a few more points to their cushion to gain the final 19-point win.

Only five Redskins put points in the scorebook with Trey Rolfs and Jayden Garrison leading the way as they combined for 49 of the teams 78 points with Rolfs hitting for 25 and Garrison scoring 24. Rylan Konen and Braxton Lafferty joined them in double digits with 11 and 10 points respectively.

As a team, the Redskins connected on seven three-pointers, with Garrison hitting three and Keaton Richardson making two.

Rolfs also scored a double-double as he had the team and game high in rebounds with 11 while Garrison pulled down seven and Konen grabbed six. Lafferty and Konen had the quick hands on defense as they recorded five and three steals each.

Team wise, both Pawnee Heights at 45% and Little River at 44% shot the ball well with the main difference in scoring coming at the free throw line where the Redskins made 15-of-23 while the host team only took eight attempts total. Rolfs and Garrison combined to make nine of 12 on free throw attempts.

WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE LITTLE RIVER REDSKINS? With the win the Redskins are now a glistening 16-3 for the season as they head to area rival Inman on Friday.

LITTLE RIVER REDSKINS at Pawnee Heights

SCORING:                    1          2          3          4          FINAL

REDSKINS                    21        21        17        19        = 78

Pawnee Heights          12        17        16        14        = 59

TEAM STATS:              REDSKINS        Pawnee Heights

Shooting                      28-64 (44%)     25-55 (45%)

3-Pointers                    7-21 (33%)       5-12 (42%)

Free Throws                15-23 (63%)     4-8 (50%)

Rebounds (Off/Def)    31 (17/14)       28 (12/16)

Assists                          13                    0

Turnovers                    12                    21

Steals                           15                    0

Blocked Shots              0                      2

Personal Fouls             9                      16

LITTLE RIVER REDSKINS INDIVIDUAL SCORING & STAT LEADERS (78 total points): Trey Rolfs – 25; Jayden Garrison – 24; Rylan Konen – 11; Braxton Lafferty – 10; Keaton Richardson – 8.

Three-Pointers Made (7): Jayden Garrison – 3; Keaton Richardson – 2; Trey Rolfs, Braxton Lafferty – 1.

Rebound Leaders (Off/Def): Trey Rolfs – 11 (5/6); Jayden Garrison – 7 (6/1); Rylan Konen – 6 (4/2); Braxton Lafferty – 5 (2/3).

Assists Leaders: Jayden Garrison – 5; Braxton Lafferty – 3.

Leader in Steals: Braxton Lafferty – 5; Rylan Konen – 3; Trey Rolfs – 2.

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