Durand boys break streak with win over Somerset
The Durand Panther boys basketball team broke its streak with a 48-40 win over Somerset January 23, but the win followed a 55-50 loss to Baldwin-Woodville January 20.
The Panthers hosted Baldwin-Woodville last Tuesday, and played a solid game. The Blackhawks outscored Durand 16-11 in the first quarter, and 16-10 in the second quarter to take a 32-21 lead at the half.
Durand made a bit of a comeback in the third, outscoring Baldwin-Woodville 11-6.
The Panthers held the fourth quarter as well, 18-17, but ran out of time to overtake the Blackhawks and fell 55-50.
Reid Hansen led the Panthers with 10 points, followed by Logan Polzer and Jake Dunbar with 9 each. Isaac Annis added 6.
Annis led with 9 rebounds for the Panthers, followed by Dunbar with 5. Caleb Grochowski, Hansen, Polzer, and Bret Schlosser each grabbed 4.
Ben Weber, Hansen, and Annis each tallied 3 assists, and Grochowski and Dunbar each recorded 2 steals. Annis also had a block.
The Panthers totaled 36 rebounds, 13 assists, 4 steals, and 1 block.
Durand shot 13-of-27 field goals, and sank 5 of 22 attempted 3-pointers. They went 9-for-18 from the line.
Hansen and Polzer each shot 2-for-3 from the line. Berger and Dunbar went 2-for-4.
The Panthers visited Somerset on Friday and took a 48-40 win over the Spartans.
Durand took a 1-point lead in the first quarter, 11-10.
The Panthers stretched the lead in the second, 14-10, to lead 25-20 at the half.
The Panthers put up 12 in the third while holding Somerset to 7, and scored 11 in the fourth. Despite Somerset’s 13 points in the fourth, the Panthers recorded the victory.
Hansen led with 16 points, followed by Dunbar wtih 9, and Schlosser and Grochowski with 8 each.
The Panthers tallied up 23 rebounds, 12 assists, 9 steals, and 3 blocks.
Polzer and Dunbar each tallied 5 rebounds to lead the Panthers. Grochowski, Berger, and Annis each added 3. Hansen led with 4 assists.
Grochowski, Schlosser, and Annis each recorded 2 steals, and Polzer grabbed 2 blocks for the Panthers.
The Panthers shot 9-for-21 in the field, and sank 3 of 15 attempted 3-pointers. They went 15-for-19 from the line.
Hansen led from the line with 5-of-6, followed by Weber with 5-of-7. Dunbar sank 3-of-4. Schlosser shot 2-for-2.
The Panthers are now 3-5 in the Middle Border Conference, and 3-10 overall.
The Panthers visited Regis on Tuesday, but results were unavailable at press time. They next host Amery on Friday. See next week’s Courier-Wedge for results.