PITTSVILLE BOYS BASKETBALL USES SECOND-HALF SURGE TO TOP SPENCER


The 2021-22 Pittsville High School boys basketball team. (Photo courtesy of Don Patterson Photography)

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PITTSVILLE – Pittsville stormed back from a five-point halftime deficit to defeat Spencer 48-43 in a nonconference boys basketball game Tuesday night at Pittsville High School.


Spencer led 27-22 at halftime before the Panthers turned the tables, outscoring the Rockets by 10 in the second half to snag the victory.


Jordan Denniston had 19 points and eight rebounds, and Brennen Petersen added 11 points as both players made 3-pointers for Pittsville (6-10).


Degan Hainz led Spencer (6-14) with 11 points.


Both teams return to action Thursday. Spencer will play a Cloverbelt Conference East Division game at Loyal and Pittsville hosts Wild Rose for a Central Wisconsin Conference South Division matchup.


Panthers 48, Rockets 43

Spencer 27 16 - 43

Pittsville 22 26 - 48

SPENCER (43): Degan Hainz 11, Kaleb Brandt 9, Caleb Rucker 9, Luke Roehrborn 6, Noah Schultz 5, Connor Bacon 2, Nathan Rucker 1. Record: 6-14.

PITTSVILLE (48): Jordan Denniston 7-15 2-3 19, Brennen Petersen 4-12 0-0 11, Marcus Getsinger 4-11 0-2 9, Sam Bowden 3-6 1-2 7, Gage Kumm 0-2 2-2 2, Evan Haley 0-2 0-0 0, Jack Redmond 0-8 0-0 0. FG: 18-56. FT: 5-9. 3-pointers: 7-26 (Denniston 3-9, Petersen 3-9, Getsinger 1-6, Haley 0-1, Redmond 0-1). Rebounds: 31 (Denniston 8). Record: 6-10.

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