Warrior boys split two games

Staff writer

With a two-game split this past week the Peabody-Burns High School boys' basketball team is now 8-7 on the season.

Sedgwick defeated the Warriors Jan. 29, 62-55, but the Warriors claimed victory Friday against Little River, 71-52.

PBHS played Canton-Galva Tuesday, and has its homecoming game Friday against Inman.

Sedgwick led by 11 early in the first quarter, but PBHS battled back to within three, 19-16, at the end of the period.

Nathan Bishop paced the team with six points. Jacob Simmonds had four, while Duane Unruh, Trevor Hamm, and Aaron Topham each added a basket.

A Bishop three-point basket tied the score at 19 in the first moments of the second quarter.

Sedgwick then scored 13 unanswered points and the Warriors trailed 32-19 with three minutes left in the first half.

PBHS added seven more before the half and the gap at the end of the second was nine, 35-26. Bishop had eight in the quarter and Hamm added a basket.

Both offenses added 16 points in the third quarter. The PBHS deficit remained at nine, 51-42, at the end of the period.

Jake Middleton had five for the Warriors, Hamm added four, and Simmonds added three.

Unruh and Topham each came up with a basket.

The Warriors came as close as three in the fourth, but Sedgwick pulled away and defeated the Warriors by seven.

Unruh had five in the quarter. Simmonds added four, and Hamm and Bishop each put in two.


Nathan Bishop, 16; Jacob Simmonds, 11; Trevor Hamm, 10; Duane Unruh, nine; Jake Middleton, five; Aaron Topham, four.

Little River

The Warrior offense came out strong in the first quarter against the Redskins and put up 20 points.

Middleton paced the squad with eight. Unruh had six points, while Aaron Topham, Jacob Simmonds, and Andrew Locks each added a basket.

PBHS was up by eight at the end of the first quarter, 20-12.

Hamm led the PBHS offensive in the second with 10. Middleton, Adam Benson, and Bishop each had three.

Unruh and Topham each added two points.

The Warriors had a comfortable lead at the half, 43-24.

Little River defense handled the PBHS offense in the third and the Redskins closed the gap at the end of three to 10, 52-42.

Bishop had three, and Middleton, Unruh, and Hamm each added a basket.

The PBHS offense got back on track in the fourth and added 19 points. Little River scored eight in the period.

Unruh led PBHS with six points.

Middleton added three and Hamm had a basket. The Warriors ended the game with a 19-point victory.


Duane Unruh, 16; Jake Middleton, 16; Trevor Hamm, 14; Adam Benson, 11; Nathan Bishop, six; Aaron Topham, four; Jacob Simmonds, two; Andrew Loucks, two.