Stanton BB sweeps F-M

Charm Carpenter
The Red Oak Express

The Stanton Viqueens remain undefeated after posting two Corner Conference wins last week.
Stanton defeated Essex 70-19 on Tuesday, Dec. 13, on the road.
The Viqueens took little time building a commanding lead, 23-6 by the end of the first quarter, and never looked back.
“Tonight, some of our best offense was generated by the intense play of our defense,” Stanton head girls basketball coach Dave Snyder said.
Stanton: Leah Sandin nine points, three rebounds, two steals; Brooklyn Silva two points, four rebounds, one assist, one steal; Marleigh Johnson 15 points, seven rebounds, 10 assists, six steals, one block; Abby Burke 19 points, one rebound, one assist; Jenna Stephens 12 points, four rebounds, five assists, four steals, one block; Brittney Silva one rebound; Lauren Johnson two points, seven rebounds, one steal; Kiela Franzen three points, four rebounds, one steal, one block; Hannah Olson six points, four rebounds, two steals; Riley Burke two points, three rebounds, one assist, one steal; Kyla Hart four rebounds, three assists.
Essex: Cindy Swain seven rebounds, one assist, one steal; Brooke Burns two points, one steal; Brianne Johnson 13 points, nine rebounds, three steals; Olivia Baker two points, nine rebounds; Tori Burns two points, five rebounds; Mariska Kirchert one rebound; Kylie Valdez one rebound.
The Vikings defeated the Trojans 71-46.
Stanton: Kywin Tibben six points, four rebounds, three assists, eight steals; Nolan Grebin 27 points, seven rebounds, five assists, three steals; Josh Martin six points, six rebounds, two assists, five steals; Evan Gettler 10 points, eight rebounds, three assists; Gavin Ford three points, two rebounds, one assist, one steal; Jacob Martin two points, six rebounds, one steal; Brody Gibbs four points, six rebounds; Dylan Reynolds four points, five rebounds, one assist; Jonan Wookey one point, three rebounds, one steal; Preston Carpenter one rebound, one block; Brody Holmes one point, two rebounds; James McDonald three points; Andrew Johnson four points, one rebound, one steal; Max Yeager one rebound.
Essex: Kaden Peeler 12 points; Caden Robinette six points; Isaiah Sholes two points; Qwintyn Vanatta one point; Kaden Buick three points; Jacob Robinette two points; Keaton Anderson six points; Tony Racine 14 points.
Stanton traveled to Tabor on Friday, Dec. 16, and swept the Knights beginning with a 41-29 win for the Viqueens in a physical battle.
Stanton’s A. Burke was injured in the first minute of the game, but her younger sister, R. Burke stepped in and put the first of all points on the board with a trey. She finished the night leading the Queens in points, finishing with a dozen.
Stanton: Sandin 11 points, three rebounds, two assists, three steals; Silva two points, three rebounds, one block; Johnson six rebounds, eight assists; Stephens 11 points, seven rebounds, two assists, three steals, three blocks; Olson five points, five rebounds, two steals; R. Burke 12 points, three rebounds, one assist.
The Vikings took a 40-25 lead into the halftime, but the Knights battled to close the gap in the final minutes of the game. Stanton was able to hold on and defeat the rival 79-70.
“It was a good conference, team win,” Stanton co-head boys basketball coach Donnie Weis said. “I am proud of the guys and how hard they play day in and day out.”
Stanton: Tibben 18 points, two rebounds, one assist, three steals; Grebin 18 points, six rebounds, eight assists, three steals, one block; Josh Martin 13 points, 14 reoubnds, three assists, two steals; Gettler 19 points, two assists, one steal; Ford one rebound; Jacob Martin five points, four rebounds, three steals; Gibbs six points, six rebounds, one steal; Wookey three rebounds.
The Class 1A, number seven ranked Viqueens fell to Underwood 52-46 on Saturday at the MAC. Underwood, (Class 2A ranked 9) led by one point at the end of the first quarter and took a 26-25 lead into the break. In the third quarter, Stanton fell into a shooting slump, while Underwood outscored the Queens 19-7. Stanton rallied back in the final eight minutes, outscoring Underwood 14-7, but it wasn’t enough for the win.
Stanton: Sandin eight points, three assists, three steals; Silva eight rebounds, three assists; Johnson eight points, three rebounds, seven assists, two steals, one block; Stephens 20 points, seven rebounds, two steals, one block; R. Burke five points, six rebounds; Olson five points, four rebounds; Hart two rebounds, one assist, one steal.
All Corner Conference teams are on break until the first week of January.

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