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The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
  • Newburg boy cagers coast

  • Rested Wolves blast St. Elizabeth, 75-47
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  • After an extended rest due to the weather, the Newburg High School boys' basketball team returned to the court on Tuesday and blasted St. Elizabeth 75-47 in non-conference action.
    The Wolves, now 3-0, had to battle from behind, however, after St. Elizabeth bolted to a 25-16 lead after the first period.
    Newburg outscored St. Elizabeth 17-9 in the second period to cut its halftime deficit to 34-33.
    The Wolves grabbed control by blitzing St. Elizabeth in the third period. Newburg outscored the St. Elizabeth Hornets 25-4 in the quarter to go up 58-37 heading into the final period.
    Ryan Ward, a 6-2 sophomore guard, netted 24 points to pace the Wolves while 6-3 senior forward Kaleb Robinson added 14 points and 5-9 senior guard Brayden Black 11.
    Brayden Holtmeyer and Travis Miner each tallied 11 points for the Hornets.
    Newburg won the junior varsity game 41-25.
    On Friday Newburg is scheduled to open Frisco League regular-season play at Stoutland, with jayvee action starting at 6 p.m.
    The fourth-seeded Wolves are scheduled to play top-seeded Iberia at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in semifinal play of the weather-delayed Frisco League Tournament at Laquey High School.

    Scoring
    Newburg (75): Bales 5, Reagan 2, Black 11, Yelton 8, Ward 24, Elbert 3, Wofford 4, Robinson 14, McCray 4.
    St. Elizabeth (47): Goeller 1, Stiles 5, Huhman 2, Holtmeyer 11, Glore 6, Miner 11, Wilde 9.
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