ATHENS BOYS BASKETBALL WHIPS CHEQUAMEGON TO MAINTAIN LEAD IN MARAWOOD NORTH



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PARK FALLS – The Athens boys basketball team extended its lead in the Marawood Conference North Division standings with a 68-43 victory over second-place Chequamegon on Tuesday at Chequamegon High School.


The Bluejays are now 10-2 overall and 5-2 in the Marawood North, 1½ games ahead of Chequamegon (9-4, 4-4 Marawood North).


Cooper Diedrich poured in 30 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Kody Lepak added 12 points and six rebounds for Athens.


Athens plays a Marawood North game at Prentice on Friday.


Bluejays 68, Screaming Eagles 43

Athens 36 32 - 68

Chequamegon 22 21 - 43

ATHENS (68): Connor Sheahan 2-8 2-2 7, Cooper Diedrich 12-19 3-8 30, Evan Guralski 1-7 0-0 2, Kody Lepak 5-10 0-1 12, Connor Komarek 3-4 0-0 9, Aiden Janke 2-5 4-4 8. FG: 25-53. FT: 9-15. 3-pointers: 9-24 (Komarek 3-4, Diedrich 3-4, Lepak 2-4, Sheahan 1-5, Janke 0-3, Guralski 0-4). Rebounds: 27 (Diedrich 10). Record: 10-2, 5-2 Marawood Conference North Division.

CHEQUAMEGON (43): Statistics not reported. Record: 9-4, 4-4 Marawood Conference North Division.

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