Using balanced scoring and timely defensive stops, the Jeffs defeated Superior 50-42 in an early season conference matchup.
The boys jumped ahead 11-7 in the first quarter to hold the lead for the entire game.
The momentum stayed intense as the Jeffs added 17 points to the score putting up 28 points in the first half while Superior managed 16.
In the third quarter the momentum shifted and Superior began chipping away at the Jeffs lead. Going into the fourth quarter, the Jeffs led 40-33.
“I believe the momentum that they were gaining help kick started our momentum,” Trevin Arnold ’19 said.
In what became an important fourth quarter, the boys stayed on top winning 50-42 with the Jeffs walking away with their first win of the season.
“I thought we stayed calm throughout the fourth quarter,” Chance Amundson ’18 said.
It was this poise that helped the Jeffs close out the Wildcats.
Adam Wasserman ’18 led both teams in the scoring game with 13 points.
Cayman DeBoer ’18 had three steals for The Jeffs, and Zach Holes ’18 had four rebounds.
The Jeffs will be in action tonight at home against Milford. Varsity action begins at 7:30 tonight at Fairbury High School.