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Minnewaska boys stave off Morris

Minnewaska saw their 15 point lead disappear as they scrambled for a 44-43 win over West Central South Conference foe Morris Tuesday night. Mike Whittemore scored the game-winner on a backdoor layup with less than a half-minute remaining on the c...

Minnewaska saw their 15 point lead disappear as they scrambled for a 44-43 win over West Central South Conference foe Morris Tuesday night.

Mike Whittemore scored the game-winner on a backdoor layup with less than a half-minute remaining on the clock.

The Lakers had a 31-25 lead at the half, but couldn't keep their fouls under control, allowing Morris, which had a 10-for-22 performance at the line, to outscore them in the second half.

Whittemore led the winners with 13 points, while Pierce Peters notched a double-double with 12 points and 18 rebounds.

Mike Whittemore added 10 points.

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For Morris, Lincoln Arnold had eight points.

GAME SCORECARD

MINNEWASKA 31 13 44

MORRIS 25 18 43

MINNEWASKA - John Wedum 7, Mike Whittemore 13, Adam Weber 2, Mike Anderson 10, Pierce Peters 12. Field goals 18-42, 3-pt 3-11 (Peters 1, Whittmore 1, Wedum 1), Free throws 5-12, Rebounds 30 (Peterson 18), Fouls 21, Assist leaders - Peters 3, Weber 3, Steal leaders - Anderson 4, Peters 4.

RECORD - 2-2 WCCS, 5-4 overall.

MORRIS - Cory Hennen 4, Taylor Nohl 7, Tyler Meischner 5, Matt Wulf 2, Ben Ehlers 4, Lincoln Arnold 8, Chris Scott 7, Kirby Sales 1, Jackson Henrich 5. Field goals 16-40, 3-pt 1-2, Free throws 10-22, Rebounds 23 (Nohl 8), Assist leader - Ehlers 2, Steal leader - Arnold 4.

RECORD - 3-2 WCCS, 4-5 overall.

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