BEAT BOTH SOLOMON & CANTON/GALVA

By William

The Little River boys remained unbeaten this week as they dominated in a home court win, 59-34, over Solomon on Tuesday before battling to earn a victory, 61-51, over Canton/Galva on the road on Friday.

With the two victories, the Redskins are now 14-0 for the season as they ready to play host to Centre on Tuesday before going on the road Friday to battle Elyria Christian.

Here are game summaries of the wins over Solomon and Canton/Galva:

REDSKINS DOMINATE IN BEATING SOLOMON

On Tuesday, the Redskins let Solomon hang with them for a quarter before shutting them down while blowing up the scoreboard in the second quarter and running away with the game for a dominating 25-point, 59-34, victory.

Solomon only trailed by four, 19-15, at the end of the first quarter before Little River put 23 points on the board in the second quarter while holding the visitors to just five to take a commanding 22-point, 44-20 advantage into the halftime break.

The Little River defense forced Solomon into 24 turnovers, including 15 steals while riding a 26-point output by Jayden Garrison. Trey Rolfs just missed a double-double with 14 points and nine rebounds while Braxton Lafferty chipped in with 11 points.

Lafferty and Garrison both had quick hands with five steals each while Graham Stephens swiped three.

TUESDAY: Solomon at LITTLE RIVER REDSKINS

SCORING:     1          2          3          4          FINAL

Solomon        15       5          9          5          34

REDSKINS      19       23       7          10       59

TEAM STATS:          

Solomon: FG 15-45; 3PT 4-17; FT 0-0; AST 1; RBS 28; TO 24; STL 0; BLK 1; FLS 6.

LITTLE RIVER REDSKINS: FG 25-62; 3PT 6-9; FT 3-3; AST 8; RBS 25; TO 12; STL 15; BLK 4; FLS 7.

LITTLE RIVER REDSKINS INDIVIDUAL STAT LEADERS:

Scoring: Jayden Garrison – 26; Trey Rolfs – 14; Braxton Lafferty – 11; Graham Stephens – 6; Allen Burrola – 2.

3-Pointers Made (6 total): Rolfs, Stephens – 2; Garrison, Lafferty – 1.

Assists: Garrison – 5; Rolfs, Stephens, Dalton Mantz – 1.

Rebounds: Rolfs – 9; Garrison, Lafferty – 4; Stephens, Mantz – 3; Burrola, Ty Herzog – 1.

Steals: Garrison, Lafferty – 5; Stephens – 3; Rolfs – 2.

Blocked Shots: Lafferty – 3; Herzog – 1.

LITTLE RIVER HOLDS OFF FIESTY CANTON/GALVA FOR WIN

The Redskins went on the road Friday to Canton/Galva and had to hold off a feisty Eagle team to gain the 10-point, 61-51 win.

Little River jumped out to a 10-point, 17-7 lead by the end of the first quarter before the Eagles fought back and cut the lead to just six points at 25-19 heading into the halftime break.

While Canton/Galva held a huge advantage in rebounds, 33-23, the Redskin defense also forced them into 23 turnovers.

Jayden Garrison had a huge game as he led the scoring with 29 points which included five three pointers while also grabbing eight rebounds and making three steals.

Trey Rolfs joined Garrison in double digits for Little River as he scored 11 while pulling down six rebounds, made three steals and blocked a shot.

Braxton Lafferty just missed double figures with nine while leading the team on defense with five steals.

FRIDAY: LITTLE RIVER REDSKINS at Canton/Galva

SCORING:     1          2          3          4          FINAL

REDSKINS      17       8          24       12       61

EAGLES          7          12       21       11       51

Canton/Galva Team Stats: FG 18-40; 3PT 5-17; FT 10-19; AST 0; RBS 33; TO 23; STL 1; BLK 0; FLS 16.

LITTLE RIVER REDSKINS TEAM STATS: FG 19-60; 3PT 8-29; FT 15-24; AST 7; RBS 23; TO 5; STL 15; BLK 1; FLS 17.

LITTLE RIVER REDSKINS INDIVIDUAL STAT LEADERS:

Scoring: Jayden Garrison – 29; Trey Rolfs – 11; Braxton Lafferty – 9; Graham Stephens – 7; Rylan Konen – 4; Ty Herzog – 1.

3-Pointers Made (8 total): Garrison – 5; Stephens – 2; Rolfs – 1.

Assists: Stephens, Dalton Mantz – 2; Garrison, Lafferty, Konen – 1.

Rebounds: Garrison – 8; Rolfs – 6; Konen – 4; Stephens – 2; Lafferty, Herzog, Mantz – 1.

Steals: Lafferty – 5; Garrison, Rolfs, Stephens – 3; Mantz – 1.

Blocked Shots: Rolfs – 1.

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