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1/16/20                                               At Wahoo

Wahoo              68
Platteview       61

The Wahoo Warriors survived the Platteview Trojans 68-61 on Thursday night in Wahoo in Capitol Conference action.

The Warriors and Trojans were tied at 12 early in the first quarter.  A Gerardo Madrid trey, his second of the game, followed by an Owen Hancock lay up and Trevor Kasischke basket put Wahoo up 20-12 at the end of one.

In the second quarter, Platteview went on a 15-2 run to open the quarter to take a 27-23 lead.  The Warriors battled back and back to back Trey Scheef buckets gave the Warriors a 32-31 lead at the half.

The third quarter saw Platteview stretch out their lead to 44-39. A Trevor Kasischke trey cut the lead to 44-42, and a Trey Scheef lay up tied the game at 44.  The Trojans led 48-45 when Owen Hancock’s trey tied the game at 48.  The Warriors led 50-48 after three.

A Platteview trey gave the Trojans a five point lead at 58-53 with 5:00 left. A Trey Scheef trey cut the lead to 58-56. A three point play from Trevor Kasischke put the Warriors up 59-58 with 3:30 left.  A Trevor Kasischke offensive rebound and putback put Wahoo up 61-58.  Platteview answered with their 16th trey of the game to tie the game at 61, with 2:15 left.  After a Warrior miss, Triston Keeney got a steal and fed Trevor Kasischke.  Kasischke made two free throws to put Wahoo up 63-61 with 1:50 left. Following another Triston Keeney steal and feed to Thomas Waido for a lay up, Wahoo led 65-61 with 1:20 left.  Trey Scheef added two more free throws with 38 seconds left, and Triston Keeney added a free throw with 20 seconds left to account for the 68-61 win.

“Give Platteview a ton of credit for shooting the ball really well.  To be able to win a game when the other team hit 16 treys, does not happen very often. Rebounding continues to be a major problem for us.  They hit three of their treys following offensive rebounds.  We have to get tougher on the glass.  Gerardo Madrid had a great first half for us. Triston Keeney got two huge steals for us late. Trey Scheef hit a huge three in the fourth quarter when things were not looking good.  Trevor Kasischke had a huge night for us.  He hit big shots, and got us a couple of great effort, offensive rebounds in the fourth quarter.  He came up big.” Said Coach Kevin Scheef.

Platteview was 16-39 from behind the arc, and outrebounded the Warriors 35-23.  The Warriors forced 18 Trojan turnovers while committing just 6 themselves.

Trevor Kasischke led the Warriors with 21 points on 2-2 shooting from behind the arc, and 5-6 at the line, to go with a team high 8 boards.  Trey Scheef added 15 points, 6 boards, and 4 steals. Gerardo Madrid added 10 points on 4-5 shooting from the field.  Thomas Waido added 10 points, 5 steals, and 4 assists.

The Warriors improve to 10-1, while Platteview falls to 6-6.  The Warriors will travel to Valley on Saturday afternoon, to take on D.C. West.