BOYS BASKETBALL: Hodags lead big early, down Warriors
RHS improves to 6-1 overall
STAR JOURNAL REPORT
In the battle of two head-coaching brothers Thursday night, Derek Lemmens came out on top of Nate Lemmens.
The Rhinelander High School varsity boys basketball team jumped out to a 19-point halftime lead and ended up winning in non-conference action at home against Wausau West, 57-37.
The Hodags’ Owen White recorded a double-double with 24 points and 10 rebounds. Junior Howard also scored in double figures with 12 points.
RHS shot 20-49 (40.8 percent) from the field overall, 6-21 (28.6 percent from 3-point range and 11-16 (68.8 percent) from the free-throw line.
The Hodags improved their overall season record to 6-1 going into another non-conference home game Dec. 29 against Waupaca.
Hodags 57, W. West 37
W. West 15 22 – 37
Hodags 34 23 – 57
Hodags: Junior Howard 12, Brad Comer 3, Bryce Schickert 3, Brad Quade 7, Reese Flores 2, Owen White 24, Brock Lieder 6. 3-pointers: Howard 2, White 2, Comer, Quade. Free throws: 11-16. Fouls: 14.