Senior Lucas Gleisberg goes up for a shot surrounded by Eustis-Farnam Knights. This was the last regular season game for both teams. Final score was MV 71 - EF 49. Photo by Lauren Burke
Last Friday, the Raiders brought their regular season to a close as they traveled to Eustis to take on the Eustis-Farnam Knights.
The first half got off to a slow start, with both teams only putting up 11-points. In the second quarter, the Raiders would start to turn up the pressure, and push the offense to put up 21-points to the Knights 12-points.
To start the second half, the Raiders would come out in full force once again putting up 20-points, while holding the Knights to 9. The fourth quarter would find the teams in a closer battle as Medicine Valley only outscored Eustis-Farnam by 2-points, 19-17. The Raiders would go on to win the game 71-49.
Chase Barthel led the scoring for the Raiders as he put up 18-points. Brendan Johnsen would add an additional 15-points. Rebounding was led by Barthel who pulled down 10-rebounds. Johnsen brought down 8-reounds.
This week, the Raiders start D2-10 Sub-District play in Cambridge. On Tuesday, the Raiders will face the Wauneta-Palisade Broncos at 7:00 pm. The winner of this game will play on Thursday, in Cambridge at 7:00pm, while the loser’s season will come to an end.
Medicine Valley at E-F
1 2 3 4 Total
MV 11 21 20 19 71
EF 11 12 9 17 49
Scoring: Chase Barthel (18), Brendan Johnsen (15), Sage Schmidt (12), Cody Aspenleiter (10), Lucas Gleisberg (8), Zane Mickelsen (4), Marcus Florom (2), Sam Aanenson (2)
Rebounding: Chase Barthel (10), Brendan Johnsen (8), Lucas Gleisberg (6), Sage Schmidt (6), Zane Mickelsen (4), Marcus Florom (1), Cody Aspenleiter (1), TJ Aanenson (1)
Assists: Lucas Gleisberg (6), Sage Schmidt (6), Cody Aspenleiter (4), Brendan Johnsen (3), Chase Barthel (2), Zane Mickelsen (1), Zach Hawke (1), John Klintworth (1)
Steals: Cody Aspenleiter (4), Lucas Gleisberg (3), Brendan Johnsen (1), Sage Schmidt (1), Zane Mickelsen (1), Marcus Florom (1)