12/28/19 At Bishop Neumann
The Wahoo Warriors defeated the Seward Bluejays 72-44 on Saturday afternoon in the Consolation game of the Holiday Tournament at Bishop Neumann.
The Warriors jumped out big, early on Seward. The Warriors raced to a 20-2 lead in the first quarter, behind eight points, on two treys from Trey Scheef, and seven a piece from Braden Harris and Thomas Waido.
Seward would cut the lead to 20-10 early in the second quarter, but the Warriors responded with an 12-0 run. Trey Scheef added two more treys and Thomas Waido added six points to make it 32-10. The Warriors would lead 39-20 at half, and 61-34 at the end of three.
“I thought we came out with really good focus and intensity. We played with a little bit of an edge, which we needed after getting kicked around the night before. Thomas and Trey were really good for us. Braden Harris had a good weekend, and Owen Hancock gave us a real lift on the glass.” Said Coach Kevin Scheef.
Trey Scheef led the Warriors with 20 points on 4-9 shooting from behind the arc, to go with 6 steals. Thomas Waido added 19 points on 8-13 from the floor and 4 steals. Braden Harris added 13 points on 6-10 shooting from the floor. Triston Keeney had a game high 7 assists. Owen Hancock had a game high 8 rebounds.
The Warriors forced 33 Bluejay turnovers while committing just 10 themselves.
Wahoo improves to 6-1 and will host Yutan on Jan. 2nd. Seward falls to 1-6.