Hahn and Koeller Score 16 Apiece as Marathon Picks Apart Abbotsford

Abbotsford (OnFocus) – A two point game at halftime between Marawood rivals Marathon and Abbotsford became a 54-35 lead for the Red Raiders midway through the second half, and Marathon outdueled Abbotsford for a 77-47 victory.

Marathon’s half court 1-3-1 defense forced some turnovers in the first half, but the Falcon stayed in the game with athletic plays. Cade Faber’s lay-in off a Hunter Soyk alley-oop with five minutes left in the first half pulled Abby to within three at 20-17. Faber’s steal and then thunderous dunk with 1:15 left pulled the Falcons to within two at 26-24 heading into halftime.

The Red Raiders used a 28-11 run to start the second half to pull away from Abbotsford.

Following the halftime break, baskets by Brandon Diedrich and Adam Diedrich knotted the game at 28.  Marathon then used a 28-11 run to pull away for the win.

Mike Hahn and Jaden Koeller led Marathon with 16 points apiece. Brock Warren added 11 for the Red Raiders.

Hahn pulled down 17 rebounds and also had 4 steals in the win.

Cade Faber led Abbotsford with 15 points and 15 rebounds. Faber had 8 assists and collected a season-high 6 blocks.

1 2 F
Marathon 26 51 77
Abbotsford 24 23 47

Marathon (77) Vande Boom 8, Gajewski 2, Hahn 16, Hanke 7, Koeller 16, Treankler 2, Robbins 6, Strasser 9, Warren 11

Abbotsford (47) Carpenter 5, Draper 2, Soyk 6, Faber 15, Hawkey 2, B. Diedrich 8, A. Diedrich 9

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David Keech
Author: David Keech

David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]