Auburndale boys basketball holds off Prentice for sixth-straight win

PRENTICE – The Auburndale boys basketball team won its sixth-straight game, beating Prentice 60-55 in a Marawood Conference crossover Friday night at Prentice High School.

The Apaches led 30-23 at halftime and held off Prentice in the second half to earn the five-point win.

Auburndale is now 16-2 overall and 12-1 in the Marawood South. Prentice falls to 9-7 and 6-7 in the Marawood North.

Colton Wright had 17 points, Aaron Marth added 12, and Cooper Weinfurter scored 11 for the Apaches.

Auburndale pulled out the win with a decisive advantage at the free-throw line, making 16 of 20 while Prentice was just 5 of 13.

Auburndale hosts Port Edwards in a nonconference game Monday.

Apaches 60, Buccaneers 55
Auburndale 30 30 – 60
Prentice 23 32 – 55
AUBURNDALE (60):
Cooper Weinfurter 3-12 4-6 11, Hunter Wright 1-2 3-4 5, Fletcher Raab 2-5 0-0 6, Carter Wilcott 1-3 2-2 4, Aaron Marth 5-7 2-3 12, Dylan Paun 2-4 1-1 5, Colton Wright 6-14 4-4 17. FG: 20-47. FT: 16-20. 3-pointers: 4-18 (Raab 2-4, Weinfurter 1-5, C. Wright 1-7, Wilcott 0-2). Rebounds: 23 (Wilcott 9). Record: 16-2, 12-1 Marawood Conference South Division.
PRENTICE (55): Trace Brayton 7 3-4 21, Bryson Johnson 1 0-1 2, Josh Jost 0 0-0 0, Trent Heddigen 1 1-2 3, Garrett Blomberg 5 1-4 11, Kai Vedder 1 0-0 2, Riley Bloomberg 1 0-2 2, Peyton Enders 6 0-0 14. FG: 22. FT: 5-13. 3-pointers: 6 (Brayton 4, Enders 2). Record: 9-7, 6-7 Marawood Conference North Division.