Brady boys improve with pair of victories
The outlook seems a little brighter all of a sudden for the Brady boys basketball team.
Amazing, said coach Rich Britten, what a couple of wins can do.
The Eagles defeated Hitchcock County 59-46 at home on Friday with solid shooting and smart defense.
“(Hitchcock County) got hot in the second half and we had to work a little harder,” Britten said, “but we pulled it out in the end.”
Brady led 25-12 at halftime and continued a strong second half but the Falcons scored 25 points in the third period to make it a tight contest.
Junior guard Sawyer Burke scored 17 points to lead Brady. Tyler Egenberger pulled down 16 rebounds.
Loomis got Brady flustered early on Saturday and shooting went cold for the Eagles as the Wolves won 49-34.
“We didn’t shoot well at all,” Britten said. “And really, Loomis didn’t either. It could have been a whole lot worse.”
Burke was again the leading scorer with nine points while Kyle Pohlman snagged nine rebounds.
Brady got its second win of the season Monday night in resounding fashion during the
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