E-S boys log busy week with tough results
by Jenna Zingshiem, student writer
The Eleva-Strum boys basketball had a busy week with three games on the road, but unfortunately ended it 0-3.
Their first game took place on Tuesday, Jan. 12, against Colfax. Although the Cardinals were up by one, 25-24, at the end of the first half, the game ended with Colfax on top by eight, 60-52.
E-S was led by Drew Severson with 16 points followed by Mathew Higley with 11 and Bennett Moen with 10.
Their second game of the week took place on Thursday, Jan. 14, against Alma Center Lincoln. Most of the game the score was pretty close. E-S trailed by three at the half, 33-30, but Alma Center Lincoln pushed through with the 70-63 win.
The top scorers for E-S were Cade Kunferman with 18 points and Higley with 17 points.
The last game of the week was on Saturday, Jan. 16, at Fall Creek. The Cardinals put just 14 points on the board in the first half and worked to narrow the gap in the second half, but the Crickets won 51-38.
Higley led the E-S offense, scoring 15 points, followed by Kunferman with eight and Severson with four.
This week the Cardinals played at home on Tuesday, Jan. 19, facing Whitehall, and also hosted Cochrane-Fountain City on Friday, Jan. 22, to continue Dairyland Conference play.