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JH Vikings Sneak Past the Bobcats in First Season Game
November 15, 2012Cass Midway High School
By Mass Communications Reporter Jodi Rhodes
Midway’s junior high boys’ basketball team played at Drexel on Thursday, November 8. Playing an extremely tough game, the Vikings defeated the Bobcats, 34-33.
Midway was behind the Bobcats 6-7 at the end of the first quarter of the game, but by halftime the Cass Midway JH Vikings had pulled ahead 16-13. At the end of the third quarter, Drexel was up by a single shot, 21-23. After a nerve-wracking game, a last-second three-pointer by Blake Mincks gave the Vikings a win, 34-33.
The team roster for the boys’ A team is:
7 Braydon Anderson
8 Joe Zielinski
8 Peyton Richardson
8 Tristan Driggs
8 Jesse Kelley
8 Blake Mincks
8 Nick Harper
8 Zach Schofield
8 McKahan Bush
Leading in points for the JH Vikings was Blake Mincks with 16. Zach Schoffield scored a total of 10 points. Peyton Richardson contributed 8 points.
The B team also had a successful night, beating Drexel 14-9. The roster is as follows:
8 Kale Williams
7 Landon Meerkatz
7 Anton McKroskie
7 Jon Parsons
7 Cameron Stricker
7 Cody Meyers
8 Cole Nelson
7 Kalob Adams
Cody Meyers led the team with 9 points, followed by Landon Meerkatz with 3 and Kale Williams with 2 points.
The JH Vikings will travel to Rich Hill on Nov. 15 to play at 5:30.