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Boys basketball dominates second half in conference win

posted Mar 30, 2016, 8:43 PM by Jeffrey Wolf

By: Ben Hoitink, Staff Writer

Posted January 30th, 2016

After a close first half of play, which saw the Owls down 25-22 at half to the West Bend West Spartans, the team took control of the second period to turn out a solid 62-43 win.  The Owls scored 19 unanswered points on their way to 40 total points in the second half to overtake the Spartans and move their conference record to 5-3 (10-6 overall) and into a two-way tie with Wisconsin Lutheran for 3rd place in the Wisconsin Little Ten conference.  Max Merkes led the Owls' scoring with 18 points, with significant contributions made by Jesse Bellefeuil, Tyler Evans, and Tyler Reinhardt.  The Owls travel to Oconomowoc to take on the WLT leader Raccoons (8-0 conference) next Tuesday, February 2nd.