Summerville Bears Boys Basketball Team Report

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The Summerville Bears boys’ basketball maintained a half game lead over the Calaveras Redskins for first place in the Mother Lode League with a 70-51 road win Tuesday night over the Linden Lions. The Bears got 23 points and 14 rebounds from senior Ethan McLaurin. Cameron Saunders scored 16, Braden Anderson scored 14 and Eli McLaurin scored 11. Summerville (18-6, 8-1 MLL) is of the rest of the week, but will return to action Tuesday when the Bret Harte Bullfrogs (10-11m 4-4 MLL) make the trip to Tuolumne. The Summerville Bears freshman boys’ basketball team improved its record to 14-4 and 8-1 in the Mother Lode League with a 74-61 victory Tuesday over the host Linden Lions. Summerville took an early 17-11 lead, but the Lions outscored the Bears…show more content…
Heading into the fourth quarter, the game was tied 45-45. The Timberwolves outscored the Bobcats 10-8 in the final 8 minutes for the victory. “This win kept our playoff hopes alive,” Hilton said. “We need to win a few more games and get some help from other teams in our league, but we are right there. Tonight was a hard fought game. We didn 't play our best basketball, but for the first time we went out there and really competed. We didn 't shoot the ball particularly well and the offense was a little too stagnant, but we scrapped on defense, crashed every board, took every possession personal, and made our free throws.” Josh Skelley led Tioga with 25 points while going 9 for 12 from the free throw line and pulled down 11 rebounds. Dauth had a strong performance with 14 points, 22 rebounds, five assists and four steals. Pomeroy, the hero of the game, scored 10 points and had four rebounds. Mike Ridgley scored four, had five rebounds, two assists and two steals, Will Cook dished two assists and Austin Pruitt had two rebounds, two assists and two steals. “It was a real team effort and I couldn 't be prouder of my guys,”
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