The boys junior varsity team fell to 0-2 on the young season following a 41-30 loss to Bay in part of the Vermilion Athletic Booster Club Tip-Off Classic.
The junior varsity team struggled to find some offense in the first quarter as the Rockets held them to 5 points giving them a 8 point advantage over the Sailors after one. The Sailors found some offense in the second however, as they cut the Rockets lead to 6 heading into the break. The score was 23-17.
The Sailors struggled offensively in the second half, as they couldn’t reach double figures in either quarter. The Rockets couldn’t find the bottom of the basket themselves, but still managed to push their lead to 9 after three. The Rockets outscored the Sailors by 2 in the finally quarter giving themselves the 41-30 victory.
Cole Groene and Ethan Hendrickson each finished with a team high 7 points in the loss. Gus Matheson added 5, and Uriah Rhoades chipped in 4. Donnie Lewis and Clay Reichert each had 3, while Braden Maki finished the night with 1.
The Sailors junior varsity team will return to action next Friday at home for a SBC matchup against Sandusky.