Mosinee Boys Basketball Hangs on to Defeat Rhinelander

Mosinee (OnFocus) – Mosineejumped out to a 12-3 lead on Rhinelander off two three-pointers, a putback, an and-one, and some free throws four minutes into the game, and went on to earn a 54-43 GNC win.

Mosinee would build that into a 12 point lead at the half, 17-29 off of ten turnovers and 13 defensive stops. Rhinelander would play man to man, a 1-3-1 zone, and a match-up zone defense to try to slow down Mosinee in the first half who made 4 triples in the half. Rhinelander would match Mosinee blow for blow in the second half with each team scoring 25 points in the half. Rhinelander would make 5 three-pointers in the second-half against Mosinee, some coming from deep.

Mosinee would only force the Hodags into 5 turnovers in the second half and got another 15 stops to get their second conference win of the season and remain unbeaten.

1st Half 2nd Half Final
Mosinee 29 25 54
Rhinelander 17 25 42
Mosinee – 5 three-pointers and 15-32 from the FT line
Davin Stoffel 14 pts – 1 three and 3 of 10 from the line
Trenton Dorn 11 pts – 1 of 2 from the line
Keagan Jirschele 9 pts – 7 of 10 from the line

Kyle Miller 9 pts – 2 threes and 1 of 4 from the line
Drake Grod 7 pts – 2 threes and 1 of 2 from the line
Trevor Garski 4 pts – 2 of 4 from the line

Rhinelander – 7 three-pointers and 7-11 from the FT line
Jacksen Smith 13 pts – 1 three and 6 of 8 from the line
Will Gretzinger 11 pts – 3 threes and 0 of 1 from the line
Ryan Jamison 11 pts – 3 threes
Alexx Huff 4 pts
Jackson Zettler 2 pts
Ty Welk 1 pt – 1 of 2 from the line

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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]