Warriors claim home victory

Staff writer

A 69-54 victory Tuesday at Remington gave Peabody-Burns High School boys' basketball team a 3-1 record heading into the holiday break.

The team will be on the court again Jan. 4 against Bennington.

Remington took an early six-point lead, but PBHS battled back.

An assist from Nathan Bishop to Jacob Simmonds put the Warriors on the board with less than five minutes to play in the first. Simmonds also added a trey on the next trip down the court.

Remington continued to build a 13-5 cushion, until the Warriors went on a run that included two three-pointers from Bishop, and a basket by Trevor Hamm.

Duane Unruh had a steal with just seconds left on the clock that ended with a layup at the buzzer.

The Warriors still were down 16-15 at the end of the quarter.

Bishop nailed another three-pointer to open the second quarter scoring to give the Warriors their first lead of the contest.

Remington tied the game at 18, but a basket by Adam Benson put the Warriors on top for the rest of the night.

The Broncos had success from the perimeter and scored 11 in the quarter.

Unruh dumped in nine points for PBHS, and Bishop added one more basket to give the Warriors a 31-27 lead at the half.

Scoring continued in the third with PBHS exploiting the Bronco zone defense.

Benson led the PBHS 20-point third quarter with eight points.

Andrew Loucks got into the scoring with four, while Bishop, Hamm, Simmonds, and Aaron Topham each added two.

The PBHS defense was strong in the fourth with steals and tough rebounding.

The Warriors scored 18, led by Benson with 10.

Bishop added six, and Unruh had two free throws.


Adam Benson, 20; Nathan Bishop, 19; Duane Unruh, 13; Jacob Simmonds, seven; Andrew Loucks, four; Trevor Hamm, four; Aaron Topham, two.