Bulldogs lose two at Sioux Rapids

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

SIOUX RAPIDS - It was a long night for the Aurelia High School varsity basketball teams when they took on the talented Sioux Central squads in Northwest Conference basketball action here on Dec. 5th.

The Bulldog girls opened things up by falling to the Rebels by a 58-24 score. Coach Tim Galvin's Bulldogs trailed by a single point, 9-8 at the end of the first quarter, but were outscored 28-8 in the second stanza, on the way to the final outcome.

Meghan Glawe led Bulldog scoring with nine points and Amber Loucks added six. Glawe also led the Bulldogs in rebounding with 10, while Erin Laursen had seven, Audrey Winterhof six and Loucks five. Glawe also had a block and steal on defense, and Laursen and Kayla Bruns also had one steal apiece.

Grace Rehnstrom led Sioux Central in scoring with 20 points and Brooke Scharn (11) and Morgan Walker (10) also hit double figures for the Rebels.

In the Boys' game, the Rebels posted an 82-37 victory over the Bulldogs, displaying a balance offensive attack. Stuart Goslinga had 15 points, Matt Dahlin 13, and Jason Richter, Scott Patten and Jesse Hansen scored nine points each for Sioux Central.

Aaron Bruce led Aurelia with 17 points and Camrin Meyer scored eight. Bruce also had seven rebounds and Meyer six, and Nick Hirschman led the team with eight.

Coach Grant Peckenschneider said, "We just did not play well, and are still learning to play together as a team. We have a lot of new faces this year and a couple of kids who are out for various reasons, so we will just keep working to get better each night. The boys gave good effort. I thought Aaron played well and Cam played well, but was in very early foul trouble. I was happy with Nick's eight rebounds."

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