ALLEN – As the Wakefield and Allen girls basketball teams are under a cooperative agreement, the boys teams’ were in action Friday night.
As an approaching storm makes it way through Nebraska, two towns nearly 10 miles apart took on one each other
From Allen high school, Wakefield held a 12-7 first quarter lead before adding another 12 points compared to 10 from Allen in the second quarter. The Trojans led 24-17 at the break. In the third quarter, Wakefield started to pull away with a 15-9 third and 17-9 fourth. Final found Wakefield winning 56-35 to improve to 2-0 on the season as the Eagles open their season 0-1.
Blake Brown led Wakefield in scoring with 11 points as Justin Erb and Solomon Peitz both added 10 points. Esgar Godinez poured in eight points for the Trojans who finished 9-14 from the foul line.
For Allen, Lukas Oswald recorded six points. Nate Oswald, Noah Carr and Josh Grone all tallied six points as the Eagles finished 8-10 from the charity stripe.
Scoring by quarter:
1st 2nd Half 3rd 4th Final:
12 12 24 15 17 56 – Wakefield
7 10 17 9 9 35 – Allen
The Wakefield boys will next open a five-game homestand starting with hosting Hartington-Newcastle on Tuesday, December 4. Allen had their boys Saturday game at Cedar Bluffs postponed until Tuesday, December 11.