By William

MOUNDRIDGE – In a makeup game on Monday, the Inman boys’ basketball team took an early lead and used the cushion to gain a final 11-point, 51-40, victory over cross-county rival Moundridge in Moundridge.

The Teutons took an early 11-point, 16-5 advantage over the Wildcats at the end of the first quarter before adding a couple of more points to the lead at 27-14 going into the halftime break.

Moundridge roared back coming out of the break, outscoring Inman 14-5 to pull with four points at 32-28 at the end of the third quarter before the Teutons powered back into the lead and finished off their 11-point win.

“We have to play more than six minutes of good basketball against quality teams,” explained Moundridge Head Coach Vance Unrau during his post-game reflections. “Disappointed in our performance tonight, but have to look ahead as we enter the post-season.”

The Wildcats were lead by Korbin Unruh, the only player to reach double digits with 12 while Brady Helms came close with nine and Jonathon Schlosser chipped in with seven.

In his post-game reflections, Teuton Head Coach Brett Froese said, “Played great again tonight in the first half. Really proud of how we moved the ball and rebounded. Once again in the second half we came out tentative and let them right back in to the game. This game though we came back and closed it out in the fourth quarter. Super proud of how tough we were down the stretch! Great feeling to finish the game and win it instead of losing it.”

The Teutons had three players in double digits as Jace Doerksen had the game high with 15 while Kyler Konrade and Derick Johnson scored 12 and 10 points respectively thanks to each of them hitting a pair of three-pointers.


WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE MOUNDRIDGE WILDCATS? The loss drops the Wildcats to 9-11 for the season as they now have a week off to prep for their first game of Class 2A substate next week.


WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE INMAN TEUTONS? With this being a makeup game, the win gives the Teutons a 12-7 record for the season as they will close out their 2019-20 regular season on Tuesday when they play host to Herington.


SCORING:                    1          2          3          4          FINAL

TEUTONS                     16        11        5          19        = 51

WILDCATS                   5          9          14        12        = 40

MOUNDRIDGE WILDCATS INDIVIDUAL SCORING (40 total points): Korbin Unruh – 12; Brady Helms – 9; Jonathon Schlosser – 7; Landon Kaufman – 5; Daniel Kaufman – 4; Logan Churchill – 1.

Three-Pointers Made (2): Landon Kaufman, Korbin Unruh – 1.

INMAN TEUTONS INDIVIDUAL SCORING (51 total points): Jace Doerksen – 15; Kyler Konrade – 12; Derick Johnson – 10; Mason Carter – 7; Kolby Blank – 5; Brenton Thiessen – 2.

Three-Pointers Made (6): Kyler Konrade, Derick Johnson – 2; Jace Doerksen, Kolby Blank – 1.

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