DEPT. OF ATHLETICS
SEE ATHLETIC DEPT. FOR UPDATED PARTICIPATION FORMS
Weekend Is Good For Cardinals
January 17, 2013Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School
The Boys Varsity Basketball team had a very successful weekend starting with a
game on Friday against rival Northwood. The Cardinals defeated their rival 40-18
to even their record at 5-5 and 3-2 in the TAAC. The Cardinals were leading by
12pts. in the second half, when Northwood decided to sit back in a zone defense
and let the Cardinals stand out front and waste 7 minutes off the clock. The
Cardinals showed incredible patience and discipline in the slow, 3rd quarter.
This was in the Cardinals favor since they had another game on Sat. night in
Sandusky. Stritch outscored the Rangers 5 to 2 in the 3rd quarter and held
them to a total of 5pts in the second half to come away with the win. Leading
the way for the Cardinals was Austin Adams with 14pts and Robbie Bekier 13pts.
(3, 3 pointers). Chipping in was Joey Cousino with 6pts, Brooks Gasser 5pts and
Jo-Jo McVicker with 2pts.
The Cardinals then traveled to Sandusky St. Mary's(9-3) for a Saturday night
contest. It was a very heated and physical game yet the Cardinals found a way to
come out on top for a 70-64 overtime win. The Cardinals continued playing good
defense by holding St. Mary's to 4pts in the first quarter and 16 total pts.
for the first half. St. Mary's made a run, and tied the score with 30sec. to go
in the 4th quarter. The Cardinals were very patient but missed a shot with 4sec.
to go in the game. St. Mary's inbounded the ball and missed a shot at the buzzer
to send the game into overtime. In the extra quarter Austin Adams and Robbie Bekier led the
attack with 6 and 4pts. to help the Cardinals as they outscored St. Mary's 11-5
to come away with an exciting win to go to 6-5 overall on the season.
This game was a total team effort. Every single player made a contribution to the victory. The
Cardinals had 4 players in double figures. Leading the way was Austin Adams with
23pts and 9 rebounds, Joey Cousino 13pts. 6 rebounds and 3 assists. Robbie
Bekier came through with 13pts and 5 rebounds and Jo-Jo McVicker 11pts and 8
rebounds. Rounding out the scoring was Brooks Gasser was 4 of 5 at the free
throw line. Cody Clayton and Jake Empie had 3pts, each hitting critical 3 point
shots in the game. Travis Rodriguez and Karl Zacharias did a great job playing
defense on St. Mary's 6'5" center.
The JV's beat Northwood 45-24 on Friday night. Bobby Romstadt led the JV's with 15 pts. and Eddie Uher chipped in 12 pts. On Sat. the JV's Boys lost to St. Mary's in a hard fought game. The final score was 49-37. Eddie Uher had 10 pts. Brandon Payeff with 6pts.
The Freshman also had a busy weekend with a Friday win against Northwood 29-26,
leading the way was Tanner Langlois with 8pts. On Sat. the Freshman lost at St.
Mary's 55-32, leading the way was Tyler Wolff and Kevin Hohenberger with 7pts.
apiece. The Cardinals next game is Tuesday at Maumee Valley.