APPLETON EAST EDGES STEVENS POINT BOYS BASKETBALL



Zaleski Sports


APPLETON – Appleton East overcame a one-point halftime deficit to defeat Stevens Point 57-52 in a nonconference boys basketball game Saturday at East High School.


Stevens Point led 22-21 at halftime before East surged ahead in the second half, outscoring the Panthers by six points.


Nick Tuchscherer had 21 points and Damian Cejka added 14 for Stevens Point, which falls to 0-3 this season.


Zach Steigenberger led Appleton East (3-0) with 18 points.


Stevens Point hosts Chippewa Falls for a nonconference game Tuesday at 7:15 p.m.


Patriots 57, Panthers 52

Stevens Point 22 30 - 52

Appleton East 21 36 - 57

STEVENS POINT (52): Nick Tuchscherer 21, Damian Cejka 14, Parker VanderLoop 2, Nate Streveler 11, Danny Zdroik 4. Record: 0-3.

APPLEOTN EAST (57): Tyler Borowski 13, Joey LaChapell 8, Jackson Parker 3, Caleb Glaser 10, Tyson Keil 2, Zach Steigenberger 18, Cade Feldhausen 3. Record: 3-0.

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