Jeeps stymy Bulldogs, advance to semisFebruary 26, 2019
From Herald Staff Reports
The Northeast Dubois boys basketball team kicked their sectional off with a resounding victory over Cannelton on Tuesday evening in Oakland City with a 76-48 win.
Reece Bauer got the Jeeps going right away with seven first quarter points as Northeast Dubois opened up 21-8 advantage over the Bulldogs in the first quarter.
“Reece had a great game all around tonight,” Northeast Dubois head coach Terry Friedman said. “He really got us going right out of the gate.”
The Jeeps kept their foot on the gas in the second quarter as they held a 40-18 lead at the halftime break with Bauer, Nick Lueken, Logan Dodd, Ty Riecker and Trevor Seufert all getting in the scoring column in the second stanza.
The Jeeps led 61-31 after three quarters of play as Lane Knies and Dodd hit three-pointers in the quarter and stretched that lead to 76-48 at the final buzzer thanks to seven fourth quarter points from Bauer and free throws from Lane Knies and Dante Miller.
Overall, Northeast Dubois was 23-of-35 from the field and 6-of-14 from three-point range in the victory.
“I felt like we came out really focused tonight on the defensive end,” Friedman said. “We were able to take care of business and move on to Friday night.”
Reece Bauer led the Jeeps with 23 points while Ty Riecker added 12 and Logan Dodd finished with 10. Rafe Garrett led Cannelton with 19 while Dylan Young added 17.
Northeast Dubois will face Evansville Day in the sectional semifinals on Friday at 8 p.m. EST.
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