BHS Lions rack up wins over Norwood, Chadwick and Lutie
The Bakersfield Lions defeated Norwood and Chadwick last week and had a first-round victory over the Lutie Indians in the Bradleyville tournament.
On Tuesday, Dec. 12, Bakersfield’s varsity and JV teams traveled to Norwood, where the JV boys won their game 45-34. Levi Tryon and Tristan Morris both led the team with 13 points each, followed by Brady Ingalsbe with 9 and Briggs Hardin with 7.
The varsity Lions came away with a 62-50 win. Nathan Scott led the team with 27 points and 11 rebounds. Reece Anstine had 11 points, Jordan Kuk and Cole Summers both finished with 8 points.
Bakersfield hosted the Chadwick Cardinals Friday, Dec. 15, and the varsity had their best game of the season so far, according to coach Brandon Cotter, beating Chadwick 63-52. Nathan Scott led the scoring with 18 points, followed by Cole Summers with 15. Hunter Bentley and Derik Murphy had 10 each. “We played our best all-around game” said head coach Brandon Cotter. “We did a good job of handling their pressure and rebounded really well.”
The JV boys played a half game and fell to Chadwick 18-16. Nathan Talley led the way with 6 points, followed by Levi Tryon with 4.
The Lions are competing in the Bradleyville round robin tournament this week; they defeated the Lutie Indians 61-51 in the first game Monday, Dec. 18.
Doug Tefft led the way with 13 points, followed by Reece Anstine with 10.Brevin Bales and Hunter Bentley finished with 8 each.
The Lions will continue in the Bradleyville Tourna-ment when they take on Wright County at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, and Bradleyville at 7 p.m. Friday.