Warriors Blitz Dixon in 2nd Half
December 9, 2012Sterling High School
After trailing 31-25 at halftime, the SHS Boys’ Basketball team blitzed the Dixon Dukes with 45 second half points in a 70-51 NIB-12 West win in Dixon Saturday.
Sterling trailed 36-31 midway through the third quarter, but the Golden Warriors scored 30 of the games next 36 points to take a 61-42 lead midway through the fourth quarter.
Sparking the second half surge was junior wing Zack Rehmert, who scored 24 of his career-high 26 points after halftime. Rehmert hit five 3-pointers in the second half.
Sterling used an aggressive, full court defense to force 35 Dixon turnovers for the game.
Next Up: Sterling (4-4, 1-1) is off until Tuesday, December 18 when the Golden Warriors host Galesburg at Musgrove Fieldhouse.