Musketeers win first game of the new year

by Jayden Birkner

The Musketeers traveled to Lebanon for their only game of the week to take on the Greyhounds. The Greyhounds had not won a game all year, so the Musketeers knew this was a game they should win. However, Lebanon also thought they could take down the Musketeers who had been struggling themselves.

The Musketeers came out strong and got off to an early 4-0 lead with two layups from Alex Kueker. They then started to get sluggish. They were not getting rebounds on the defensive end and they were not executing on offense. They found ways to get into the middle of the Greyhounds’ zone defense to get a few easy baskets before the quarter concluded. The score was 10-7 at the end of the quarter in favor of the Musketeers.

The second quarter was much of the same. The game was very slow paced and there was not much scoring. The Musketeers continued getting points in the paint. They only allowed two 3-pointers to the Greyhounds in the second quarter. Kueker added another five points in the quarter. The Musketeers had a halftime lead of 22-13.

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