After a tough loss to Wisconsin Dells, the Tiger boys’ basketball team would get back into action against Elk Mound last Thursday night at the Fieldhouse, coming away with an 80-54 win.
The Tigers would have a good shooting night, sinking 45.8 percent of their shots versus Elk Mound’s 35.6 percent. The Tigers would also have an impressive 3-point shooting night making 6-of-17.
Ethan Anderson would lead the scoring for the Tigers with 25 points including shooting 10-of-16 and 3-of-6 from beyond the arc.
Isaac Cowles would follow with 14 points on 4-of-9 shooting and Bryce Seiber with 12 points.
The Tigers would also double up Elk Mound from the free throw line going 20-of-26 from the charity stripe versus Elk Mound’s 10-of-19. Elliot Bird would be effective at drawing fouls and making it count as he would go 6-of-6 from the free throw line.
The Tigers would also win the turnover battle scoring 19 points versus seven for Elk Mound.
Anderson would lead the Tigers in rebounds with nine followed by Seiber, Jacob Woods and Brandon Nicholas who each had four.
The Tigers would next head to G-E-T to take on the Red Hawks Tuesday night in what was sure to be a tough game against an experienced team.
The Tigers would have a tough first half as they would end the half losing 36-19, but they would battle back in the second half and score 46 points while holding the Red Hawks to 35 points.
Unfortunately it wasn’t enough as the Red Hawks would prevail with a final score of 71-65.
Anderson would lead all scorers with 32 points for the Tigers including knocking down all nine of his free throws and having a 21-point second half.
Woods would follow Anderson with 14 points, with 11 of those coming in the second half.
Bird would chip in nine points for the Tigers, followed by six points from Seiber and four points from Cowles.
The Red Hawks balanced attacked proved to be too much for the Tigers as six players would score at least nine points for G-E-T.
Fouls also became an issue in the end for the Tigers as they would commit 13 fouls in the second half. Even so, no one for the Tigers fouled out during the game.