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BOYS BASKETBALL: Bock, Eichten lift Rabbits to league win against GFW

November 26, 2013
Marshall Independent

WABASSO - Tanner Bock and Neil Eichten paced Wabasso to a Tomahawk Conference victory against Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 69-65 on Monday.

Bock produced 25 points and collected 24 rebounds, while Eichten led all scorers with 27 points and added three assists and three steals.

The Rabbits (1-1 overall, 1-0 Tomahawk) won their first game this season after trailing the Thunderbirds 35-28 at halftime. Wabasso outscored GFW 41-30 during the final 18 minutes.

WHS, which took advantage of a large margin in free throws, led 21-6 from the free-throw line. Eichten sparked the Rabbits by making 11 of 14 free throws.

The Thunderbirds remained in the game by accurately shooting from long range. GFW, which drained seven 3-pointers, had a 21-6 edge from behind the arc.

Four Thunderbirds - Dan Timm (15 points), Seth Schuette (15), Jack Bussler (12), Spencer Sullivan (10) - scored in double figures.

Wabasso returns to Tomahawk Conference action Friday, when it hosts New Ulm Cathedral at 7:30 p.m.

Monday

At Wabasso

WABASSO 69, GIBBON-FAIRFAX-WINTHROP 65

GIBBON-FAIRFAX-WINTHROP (0-1 OVERALL, 0-1 TOMAHAWK): Spencer Sullivan 4 0-0 10, Seth Schuette 6 0-0 15, Cody Huiras 0 0-0 0, Micah Schwecke 2 0-0 4, Jack Bussler 5 0-0 12, Lee Sullivan 3 3-4 9, Alex Howe 0 0-0 0, Dan Timm 6 3-4 15. TOTALS: 26 6-8 (75%) 65.

WABASSO (1-1 OVERALL, 1-0 TOMAHAWK): Beau Taylor 3 2-4 8, Neil Eichten 7 11-14 27, Matt Zeug 2 5-10 9, Tanner Bock 11 3-5 25, Jonathan Nelson 0 0-0 0, Eli Lunde 0 0-0 0. TOTALS: 23 21-33 (64%) 69.

HALFTIME: Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 35, Wabasso 28. 3-POINT FIELD GOALS: Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 7 (Schuette 3, S. Sullivan 2, Bussler 2); Wabasso 2 (Eichten 2). REBOUNDS: Wabasso 40 (Bock 24). TOTAL FOULS (FOULED OUT): Wabasso 11 (none). TECHNICAL FOULS: None. ASSISTS: Wabasso 7 (Eichten 3). STEALS: Wabasso 8 (Eichten 3). BLOCKED SHOTS: Wabasso 0. TURNOVERS: Wabasso 22.

 
 

 

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