The 8th grade boys basketball team defeated Morley Stanwood last night at home 52-39. The game was close at the beginning, with the teams tied 16-16 after one quarter. In the second quarter the Eagles opened up the game outscoring the Mohawks 19 to 2 to take a commanding half time lead 35-18.
In the second half the teams basically traded baskets and the final score ended up being 52-39. All 17 players received playing time and all of them gave their very best effort when on the court. Leading the scoring was Kyler Larson who had 16, Webb Longcore with 10, Seth Vanderwest(Birthday On Game Day) had 8, Nick Rode 6, Kyle Monterusso and Will Harrison with 4, Josh Anderson and Jim Anderson each had 2.
The Eagles play at home Wednesday evening against Chippewa Hills, and the team hopes to see you there cheering them on. The Eagles are now 2-0 in the Silver Division after beating Morley Stanwood.