Great Opening For Alter Men's Basketball
December 3, 2013By Daniel Morrison of Archbishop Alter High School
On December 2nd, the Alter freshman and JV team traveled to Beavercreek High School to open up their seasons. The freshman team, under 1st year Coach Kenny Sullivan rolled to a victory over the Beavers. Ryan Markoff lead the team with 16 points followed by Jimmy Finke with 12 points and J.P. Schimpf with 10 points. After trailing 7-6 after the 1st quarter and tied 13-13 all at the half, the Knights opened up the half with three straight treys to build up a lead in which they never looked back. The JV team rolled to victory with a 65-51 win. Coach Mike Freshwater, in his 10th year coaching for the Knghts guided his new squad to a nice victory. Joe Laravie led the team with 22 points including 5 treys. 9 others scored for the Knights. The JV team carries 15 players this year including three freshmen.