SEDGWICK — It’s tough enough to win at Sedgwick.
It’s even tougher to win by 17.
The Moundridge boys put together one of their best games of the year on Tuesday with a shutdown performance in a 52-35 victory over the Canton-Galva Invitational champions.
Moundridge held the Cardinals to just three points in the first quarter and were up 20 going into the fourth quarter.
“Nice win on the road,” Moundridge coach Vance Unrau said. “Good energy, especially on defense, really set the tone of the game. Parker Lange continues to give us solid defense and is finally starting to get more assertive on the offensive end. All the other kids just flat-out hustled, creating numerous steals for scoring opportunities. I asked the kids to put together four good quarters. Well, we didn't quite do that, but we are improving. I wish we would've ended the game a little cleaner, meaning we didn't milk the clock the way I want.”
Noah Eichelberger led the Wildcats with 17 points and also came up with six steals. Kyle Stucky chipped in with 11 points. Lange had four steals to go with his eight points.
• MOUNDRIDGE GIRLS 39, SEDGWICK 22 — The Wildcats continued their two-loss season with an impressive defensive performance.
A 14-2 third quarter blew the game open.
Bethany Stucky had another big game on the inside with 17 points to lead Moundridge.