Goessel boys post wins
Goessel held off a threat from Elyria Christian on Friday and coasted to a 49-33 win.
Elyria Christian didn’t get any shots to drop in the first quarter as the Bluebirds built a big lead. Lawton Makovec fought for the tip and scored a layup to start the game. Seniors Connor Davis and Lucas Hiebert combined for 6 points. Zach Wiens scored 4 points under the basket as the Bluebirds led 12-0 at the end of the first quarter.
After a Makovec 3-pointer the Bluebirds held a 17-3 lead. The Eagles rallied, outscoring the Bluebirds 13-2. Jordan Griffin hit a basket in the lane, and Chase Flaming made a free throw, as the teams went into the locker room with Goessel leading 20-16.
Wiens became the go-to scorer in the third quarter, with 8 points, and Rhett Makovec hit a 3-pointer at the end of the quarter to give Goessel a 35-22 lead. Elyria managed to get as close as 10 points, but Goessel finished strong, winning 49-33.
Wiens led the team with 20 points, Davis scored 10, and Lawton Makovec hit 7.
Zach Wiens poured in 30 points and Lawton Makovec nailed 23 points in Goessel’s 59-57 victory over Peabody on Tuesday. Although the lead changed hands several times in the first half, Goessel led at the end of each quarter 19-16, 32-27, 48-40 and a final 59-57.
Although the Bluebirds led by 8 with less than two minutes to play, going only 1-of-6 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter allowed Peabody to keep the game close.
The Warriors hit a 3-pointer with 5 seconds to play to get within 2 points. Goessel missed a free-throw, and Peabody shot another 3-pointer that bounced off the rim at the final buzzer.
Last modified Feb. 11, 2015