Jake Willett of Stockbridge looks to block the shot of St. Lawrence’s Jude Stier.
Jake Willett of Stockbridge looks to block the shot of St. Lawrence’s Jude Stier.
Stockbridge looked a bit sluggish at the start, however the Indians found the energy to post a 64-47 win at St. Lawrence Seminary’s St. Fidelis Gym Saturday afternoon.
“You could see that we were coming off a game last night,” said SHS coach Dale Forstner.
“Give St. Lawrence credit. They came at us hard and got the early lead. We managed to answer it.”
Aaron Villegas led an early St. Lawrence charge scoring five points as SLS opened a 10-5 lead. A 17-8 run over the final five minutes of the first half put the Indians on top 37-25 at halftime.
Jake Willett had 18 points and 13 rebounds and Joey Schneider 12 points for 13-2 Stockbridge.
“This was much better than Thursday night against Kiel,” said St. Lawrence coach Chad Dowland.
“Stockbridge was a much better match for us and I really liked our intensity at the start.”
Minh Nguyen had 15 for the Hilltoppers and Kiel native Jude Stier had 11.
Stockbridge won the tight JV game, 48-42.
Ian Smith, Colten Head and Sam Gollnick all had 12 points for the Indians. For St. Lawrence, Jacob Lim,Joaquin Barajas and Nedum Osuala each had eight points.