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Brandywine wins season opener

Published 11:28pm Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Despite giving up a 19-8 first quarter lead, the host Brandywine boys basketball team rallied to defeat visiting Lake Michigan Catholic 56-48 Tuesday.

Brian Kline scored 14 points to help lead Brandywine past Lake Michigan Catholic in its season opener. (Leader photo/AMELIO RODRIGUEZ)

The Lakers (0-1) outscored the Bobcats (1-0) 21-9 in the second quarter to turn an 11-point deficit into a two-point (30-28) advantage at halftime.

The Bobcats held the slight edge in the third quarter as both teams struggled to put the ball in the basket. Brandywine and Lake Michigan were deadlocked at 37-37 heading to the final quarter.

The Bobcats were a perfect 7-of-7 at the free throw line in the fourth quarter to seal the victory. For the game, Brandywine was 14-of-17 from the charity stripe.

Brian Kline led the Bobcats with 14 points. Alex Ulrickson and Michael Shelton chipped in with nine and eight points respectively.

Matthew Sila had 13 points to lead the Lakers.

 

LAKE MICHIGAN 49

Jack Hardman 3, Joe Juza 7; Connor Roden 2; Michael Allen 13; Michael Koenins 0; Tyler Schwitz 6; Noah Kohler 4; Jack Marszalee 1; Matthew Sila 13. TOTALS: 16 15-19 49

BRANDYWINE 56

Courtlan Gordon 5, Andrew Duckett 2, Zach Schmidt 6, Pierce Gleason 3, Brian Kline 14, Alex Ulrickson 9, Michael Shelton 8, Austin Knapp 7, Brock Hartline 2, Trent Moswinski 0. TOTALS: 19 14-17 56

 

Lake Michigan 8 30 38 49

Brandywine 19 28 37 56

3-point goals: LMC 2 (Juza, Allen), Brandywine 4 (Gordon, Gleason, Kline). Total fouls (fouled out): LMC 18 (Roden), Brandywine 17 (none). Varsity records: LMC 0-1, Brandywine 1-0

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