After having hit so many 3’s as of late, an old fashioned 3-pointer by Jake Rohrer gave the Manitowoc Lincoln boys basketball team a 53-50 road win over Green Bay Preble on Friday.
After Preble leveled the game at 50-50, a slick pass from Mecca led to a Rohrer bucket and the foul, which Rohrer converted at the line to put Lincoln up for good with less than 30 seconds left.
The Ships jumped out to a 6-0 lead behind a pair of 3-pointers, one each from Kyle Hoffman and Matt Fischer. The Hornets came back and tied the game at eight before Patrick Johnson put Lincoln back on top with a 3-pointer.
After hitting three early shots from deep, the Ships’ offense began to funnel the ball inside to Austin Mecca. Behind Mecca, the rest of the first quarter Lincoln held a tentative lead, finishing the frame up 22-18. Mecca was one of three Ships in double figures, finishing with a team-high 15 points while teammates Hoffman (13) Rohrer (11) and Fischer (10) joined him.
Mecca scored two quick baskets to start the second quarter, including a dunk, but a 3-pointer by Preble got the Hornets within three at 26-23. Seconds later, Preble tied the game with 4:05 remaining behind another 3-pointer.
The Hornets converted a steal into their first lead of the game at 30-28 later on in the second quarter. Both sides would trade leads but when the horn sounded to end the half Lincoln trailed 34-30.
Preble came out hot to start the second half, extending its lead to 39-33 but the Ships responded, getting within two at 39-37 after Fischer drained his second 3-pointer of the game. Moments later, Lincoln tied the game after Hoffman grabbed an offensive rebound and put it back in.
As the third quarter was winding down, a 3-pointer gave the Hornets a 42-39 advantage entering the fourth.
Late in the fourth, Lincoln, trailing by one with just more than three minutes to go, hit a 3-pointer to go back on top 48-46.
A 7-0 run helped Lincoln build a 50-46 lead before the Hornets answered with less than minute remaining.
In the final three minutes of play, the Ships outscored the Hornets 10-4.
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Austin Braun 1, Matthew Fischer 10, Kyle Hoffman 13, Patrick Johnson 3, Austin Mecca 15, Jake Rohrer 11.
Green Bay Preble
Cade Berceau 13, Olentda Bryant 10, Christian Hernandez 4, Conner Kraft 12, Connor Lemmens 5, Devonte Pinckney 6.
3-Point Goals – Lincoln 5 (Matthew Fischer 2, Kyle Hoffman 2, Patrick Johnson 1), Green Bay Preble 4 (Cade Berceau 3, Connor Lemmens 1), Total Fouls – Lincoln 8, Green Bay Preble 9.
Brillion 50, Valders 39
The host Vikings got off to a sluggish start and never recovered.
Valders trailed 26-18 at halftime after being outscored 15-5 in the first quarter.
Three players were in double figures for the Vikings, led by Zack Goedeke’s 12 followed by teammates Thomas Schwoerer (11) and Forrest Fenlon (10). Fenlon and Schwoerer each had a pair of 3-pointers to account for all of Valders’ shots from long range.
Bob Hussey 3, Zach Jensen 4, Eric Kittel 26, Tyler Lemke 4, Josh Lorenz 3, Tyler Olp 2, Jared Orth 4.
Marc Bauer 2, Forrest Fenlon 10, Zack Goedeke 12, Ryan Jirschele 2, Joey Krizek 2, Thomas Schwoerer 11.
3-Point Goals – Brillion 7 (Bob Hussey 1, Eric Kittel 6), Valders 4 (Forrest Fenlon 2, Thomas Schwoerer 2), Total Fouls – Brillion 11, Valders 12.
Hilbert 46, Reedsville 42
The Panthers trailed 20-19 at halftime but couldn’t get over the hump against the visiting Wolves.
Brock Gilsdorf and Bryce Wenzel each had 12 points to lead Reedsville.
Evan Geiser 11, Mitch Gruett 4, Jordan Jones 5, Bryse Schaffer 2, Spencer Schulz 21, Zach Woelful 3.
Brett Dvorachek 2, Brock Gilsdorf 12, AJ Hynek 2, Bryler Kiekhaefer 4, Zach Laabs 6, Cody Schamburek 4, Bryce Wenzel 12.
3-Point Goals – Hilbert 2 (Spencer Schulz 1, Zach Woelful 1), Reedsville 1 (Brock Gilsdorf 1), Total Fouls – Hilbert 17, Reedsville 15.
Manitowoc Lutheran 62, Mishicot 55
The visiting Lancers took control of the game in the second quarter, outscoring the Indians 13-8 in the frame to take a 28-23 into halftime and never looked back.
Derek Hlinak had a team-high 20 points and four 3-pointers in the losing effort for Mishicot.
Complete stats, including individual scorers, for Lutheran were not provided to the Herald Times Reporter as of press deadline.
Derek Hlinak 20, Chris Kornelly 18, Jake Murphy 6, Dustin Peterson 4, Bryan Willman 7.
3-Point Goals – Mishicot 5 (Derek Hlinak 4, Bryan Willman 1), Total Fouls – Mishicot 18.
LATE THURSDAY Two Rivers 99, New Holstein 55
Complete stats, including individual scoring for New Holstein, were not provided to the Herald Times Reporter as of press deadline.
Cameron Greene 4, Brett Kasper 7, Brett Linzmeier 23, Austin Rehrauer 8, Dayne Rusch 5, Mac Shimulunas 5, Brett Slaby 4, Dexter Smith 14, Jordan Steckler 4, Erik Wiegand 5, Ethan Willman 20.
3-Point Goals – Two Rivers 14 (Brett Kasper 1, Brett Linzmeier 3, Dayne Rusch 1, Mac Shimulunas 1, Dexter Smith 3, Ethan Willman 5), Total Fouls – Two Rivers 19.