Wolverines strike early, often in back-to-back league wins | Boys basketball

  • Tue Dec 16th, 2014 10:33pm
  • Sports

With 27 points in the scoring column and victory in hand

Peter Strasser tossed in a season-high 25 points to lead the Wolverines to a second-straight runaway league win, a 63-22 victory on the road Dec. 22 at Concrete.

Junior Kyle Jangard added 13 points to the team total, following up on a career-high 27 points in Friday Harbor’s 82-29 rout at home Dec. 9 over an under-sized and overmatched Shoreline Christian squad. Strasser contributed 16 points in the win over Shoreline’s Chargers.

With back-to-back victories to open Northwest 2B/1B League play, the Wolverines, at 2-0, share the top spot in the league standings with La Conner and improved to 3-1 on the season.

At Concrete, Friday Harbor jumped out to an early 21-5 advantage and led 43-11 at the half. Sophomore John Gustafson and Strasser each grabbed eight rebounds apiece to lead the Wolverines on the glass.

Following Tuesday’s league game at home against Darrington, the Wolverines travel to South Whidbey Dec. 20 for a non-league match up, followed by back-to-back contests against Port Townsend and Chimacum at the “Crush in the Slush” tournament in Port Townsend, Dec. 26-27. They resume league play Jan. 6 at Orcas; tip-off is 5:45 p.m.

— Scott Rasmussen