Valley Christian can't slow down Markesan

Valley Christian can't slow down Markesan

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Valley Christian can't slow down Markesan

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Markesan 76, Valley Christian 42: Tied at the end of the first quarter, Markesan outscored Valley Christian 24-9 in the second quarter to pull away for the Trailway conference victory.

Ryan Van Maanen scored a team-high 18 points and Joe Schettle added 17 points for Valley Christian (1-8), but the defense couldn’t keep Markesan down after limiting them to 11 first quarter points.

Andrew Gibbons had a game-high 21 points, including 13 in the third quarter, to lead Markesan (4-5). The Hornets connected on eight 3-pointers as well.

Markesan…11 24 23 18 — 76

Valley Christian…11 9 7 15 — 42

Markesan: Koopman 3, J. Johnke 10, K. Johnke 7, Berhagen 11, Anderson 2, Brown 12, Gibbons 21, Clark 10. 3-pointers: 8 (Gibbons 5, Koopman, J. Johnke, K. Johnke). FT: 12-15. Fouls: 22. Foul out: Anderson.

VC: Schettle 17, Dunn 4, Van Maanen 18, Kiefer 3. 3-pointers: 1 (Dunn). FT: 15-23. Fouls: 17.

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