Pierce City downs Wheaton, 70-43

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Led by Zack Hyde's 31-point outburst, the Pierce City Eagles boys basketball team defeated the Wheaton Bulldogs, 70-43 on Dec. 10.

The two squads were happy to get on the hardwood and battle after weather delays, but it was the Eagles who were the sharpest on their home court.

The Green and White led 17-5 after one period and 34-20 at halftime.

The Eagles extended the lead to 56-36 in the third frame, outscoring Wheaton 22 to 16.

Scoring for Wheaton: Joey Robbins, 11; Tate Banks, 10; Chase Cantwell and Logan Moore, 6 each; Matt Hickman, 5; William Ross and Michael Priest, 2 apiece and Justin Beck, 1.

Scoring for Pierce City: Hyde, 31; Colton Drollinger, 12; Colin Garner, 11; Kole Kelley and Evan Burt, 5 each; and Logan Deems, Jordan Cruz and Michael Merriman, 2 apiece.

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