Spartan basketball

   The Baker Spartans traveled to Wibaux to face the Longhorns Feb. 9. The Spartans had a strong first quarter and at the end of it they led by 12 with a score of 17-5.

By Kadon Gentilini and Daniel Rost

The second quarter was nearly even in the scoring category, as the Spartans outscored the Longhorns 12-11, sending the Spartans into halftime up by 13 with the score 29-16.

Matt Packer (52) goes up strong while two Longhorn players have other ideas. Matt had three points, two rebounds and one block to help the Spartans to victory over Wibuax Longhorns. Photo by Desi Rost
Matt Packer (52) goes up strong while two Longhorn players have other ideas. Matt had three points, two rebounds and one block to help the Spartans to victory over Wibuax Longhorns.
Photo by Desi Rost

  The Spartans owned the third quarter, outscoring the Longhorns 14-5, making the score heading into the fourth quarter 43-21. The Spartans were outscored in the fourth quarter 12-11, but the Spartans came out with a victory with a score of 54-33.

   Aaron Smith had 2 points; Daniel Rost 2 points, 5 rebounds, 7 assists; Austin Braun 2 points, 2 rebounds; Joe Fisher 4 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals; Nic Bohle 9 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist; Luke Gonsioroski 16 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal; Kadon Gentilini 2 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist; Treston Erickson 2 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists; Zane Tunby 2 rebounds; Matt Packer 15 points, 5 rebounds, 3 blocks.

   February 13, the Baker Spartans traveled to St. Labre to face the Braves for their last game of the regular season. The Spartans came out strong and took an early 13-9 lead in the first quarter. In the second quarter, the Spartans were outscored 19-6, sending them to the half with a 28-18 deficit.

   In the third quarter, the Spartans were again outscored by the Braves 15-11, making the score heading into the final quarter 43-29, a deficit for the Spartans. In the final frame, the Spartans outscored the Braves 22-18, but Baker fell short with the final score, 52-61.

   Aaron Smith had 1 rebound; Daniel Rost 6 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal, 1 block; Austin Braun 3 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist; Joe Fisher 18 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals; Nic Bohle 2 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal; Luke Gonsioroski 9 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist; Kadon Gentilini 1 assist; Brandon Bonomo 1 assist; Josh Stutts 8 points, Treston Erickson 3 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist; Zane Tunby 1 rebound, 1 assist; Matt Packer 3 points, 2 rebounds, 1 block.

      



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