Stratford boys basketball slams Phillips to stay unbeaten

STRATFORD – The Stratford boys basketball team remains undefeated after ripping Phillips 69-41 in a Marawood Conference crossover game Friday night at Stratford High School.

The game pitted the two leaders of the Marawood North and South divisions.

Stratford is now 16-0 overall and 12-0 in the Marawood South, while Phillips falls to 12-4 and 8-4 in the Marawood North.

Ben Barten was unstoppable down low for the Tigers, making 14 of 18 shots to finish with a game-high 28 points. Vaughn Breit added 11 rebounds, and Teddy Redman made a pair of 3-pointers and score 10 points for Stratford.

Stratford plays a nonconference game at Spencer on Monday.

Tigers 69, Loggers 41
Phillips 21 20 – 41
Stratford 32 37 – 69
PHILLIPS (41):
Statistics not reported. Record: 12-4, 8-4 Marawood Conference North Division.
STRATFORD (69): Teddy Redman 4-9 0-0 10, Max Vanderhoof 0-0 0-0 0, Okley Wrensch 0-2 0-0 0, Dawson Danen 1-3 0-0 2, Hunter Hannan 3-3 0-0 7, Chandler Schmidt 1-4 0-0 3, Branden Ackley 0-2 0-0 0, Sam Schoenfuss 0-1 0-0 0, Brady Bruesewitz 1-2 0-0 3, Vaughn Breit 3-9 0-0 6, Lance Heidmann 4-7 0-0 8, Ben Barten 14-18 0-1 28, Paul Huther 1-1 0-0 2. FG: 32-61. FT: 0-1. 3-pointers: 5-19 (Redman 2-5, Hannan 1-1, Schmidt 1-1, Bruesewitz 1-2, Heidmann 0-1, Schoenfuss 0-1, Ackley 0-1, Wrensch 0-2, Danen 0-2, Breit 0-3). Rebounds: 36 (Breit 11). Fouls: 10. Fouled out: none. Record: 16-0, 12-0 Marawood Conference South Division.