Auburndale boys basketball needs overtime to beat Rib Lake

AUBURNDALE – The Auburndale boys basketball needed overtime, but it survived, beating Rib Lake 54-51 on Friday night at Auburndale High School in a Marawood Conference crossover contest.

The Apaches led 27-24 at halftime, but Rib Lake was able to force overtime before Auburndale outscored the Redmen 6-3 in the extra four-minute period.

Auburndale is now 14-2 overall and 10-1 in the Marawood South. Rib Lake falls to 10-6 and 6-6 in the Marawood North.

Colton Wright and Cooper Weinfurter each scored 14 points, and Hunter Wright had 10 points for the Apaches.

Auburndale hosts Wisconsin Rapids Assumption on Monday.

Apaches 54, Redmen 51 (OT)
Rib Lake 24 24 3 – 51
Auburndale 27 21 6 – 54
RIB LAKE (51):
Levi Ewan 6 1-2 14, Devyn Vlach 2 0-0 5, Tyler Balgard 1 0-0 3, Jaylen Leonhard 0 0-0 0, Steven Petkau 2 1-2 6, Alex Patrick 1 0-0 3, Nick Gertsberger 7 2-4 16, Zane Schreiner 1 1-2 4. FG: 19. FT: 5-10. 3-pointers: 5 (Schreiner 1, Ewan 1, Vlach 1, Petkau 1, Patrick 1). Record: 10-6, 6-6 Marawood Conference North Division.
AUBURNDALE (54): Cooper Weinfurter 6-15 1-1 14, Hunter Wright 4-6 2-4 10, Fletcher Raab 1-4 0-0 3, Carter Wilcott 2-5 0-0 5, Aaron Marth 2-3 0-0 4, Dylan Paun 2-3 0-0 4, Colton Wright 5-14 1-2 14. FG: 22-50. FT: 4-7. 3-pointers: 6-22 (C. Wright 3-9, Wilcott 1-3, Raab 1-4, Weinfurter 1-5, H. Wright 0-1). Rebounds: 26 (Wilcott 8). Record: 14-2, 10-1 Marawood Conference South Division.