Boys go 'three for three'
Record moves over .500
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 4:20 AM
Monday night the boys started the week with a 68-36 win over
Nate Skare gets a rebound for the Gophers. He had a double double in this game.
Wabasha-Kellogg and ended the week with a 61-42 win over Dover-Eyota.
Sandwiched in between those two victories was a 'sweet win' over Southland,
In the win over the Falcons, three Gopher players were in
double-figures; Luke Isensee (10), Christian Bance (14) and Nate Skare (17).
Isensee also had six rebounds, three steals and two assists. Jayme LaPlante
had a fine game, contributing eight points and five rebounds. Reid Danielson
chipped in three points, three rebounds, two steals and a team high five
assists. Bance was 4/6 from three-point range.
In the win over Southland, several players made "WEB's Honor Roll",
including Jayme LaPlante (9 steals), Reid Danielson (7 assists), Nate Skare
(19 points/10 rebounds, 4/9 in 3's) and Jake Neis (7 assists). "We played
our best game of the season probably," said Coach Tom Bance. "We led from
start to finish. We were up by as many as 19 and they cut the lead to eight
later in the game, but we kept our composure and got the win."
In addition to Skare's 19 points, LaPlante and Mitch Irish each had 16
and Neis added 11. Danielson (7), Isensee (2), Bance (6) and Brandon Adler
(4) also got into the scorebook in the 'team win.' Junior Jayme LaPlante
also had nine rebounds, playing a very important role in the 'middle' of the
Eleven different players got into the scoring against Dover-Eyota last
Friday night, led by Nate Skare's 14 and Jayme LaPlante's 11. LaPlante had
another good 'board' night, pulling down a team high nine rebounds. Jake
Neis had a very fine floor game, scoring seven points and adding three
rebounds, two steals and dishing out eight assists. Reid Danielson had four
assists, four steals, two rebounds and two points. Mitch Irish pulled down
six rebounds and Nate Skare had three rebounds, three steals and three
assists. A very good 'number' game for the Gophers!
With the three wins, Chatfield is now 8-7, overall, and 7-4 in the TRC.
Tuesday night the guys travel to Fillmore Central and Thursday night
they are in Caledonia.
Three Rivers Conference
Boys Basketball Standings
through Sat., Jan. 19, 2013
Plainview-Elgin-Millville 10-2 10-6
Rushford-Peterson 9-2 12-2
Southland 9-2 12-4
Lewiston-Altura 7-4 9-6
Chatfield 7-4 8-7
Caledonia 6-4 8-5
St. Charles 5-6 9-6
Kingsland 4-7 4-10
Fillmore Central 2-9 3-11
Dover-Eyota 2-9 3-13
Wabasha-Kellogg 0-12 1-14