SECOND-HALF SURGE PUSHES CHEQUAMEGON PAST ABBOTSFORD BOYS BASKETBALL



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PARK FALLS – Chequamegon outscored Abbotsford by 18 points in the second half and defeated the Falcons 57-40 in the Marawood Conference North Division opener for both teams on Tuesday at Chequamegon High School.


Abbotsford, playing its season opener, led 27-26 at halftime, but managed just 13 points in the second half as Chequamegon (3-0 overall) was able to pull away for the double-digit win.


Brandon Diedrich had 14 points and Adam Diedrich added 13 for the Falcons, who return to action Friday for a Marawood Conference crossover game at Auburndale.


Screaming Eagles 57, Falcons 40

Abbotsford 27 13 - 40

Chequamegon 26 31 - 57

ABBOTSFORD (40): JV Castillo 0-1 0-0 0, Preston Bunkelman 1-2 0-0 3, Evan Reis 0-0 0-2 0, Brandon Diedrich 4-7 4-6 14, Esteban Gomez 4-7 1-2 9, Jacob Hirsch 0-0 0-0 0, Blake Bargender 0-0 1-2 1, Adam Diedrich 5-8 3-7 13. FG: 14-25. FT: 9-19. 3-pointers: 3-7 (B. Diedrich 2-3, Bunkelman 1-2, Gomez 0-1, Castillo 0-1). Fouls: 12. Fouled out: Bunkelman. Record: 0-1 overall and Marawood Conference North Division.

CHEQUAMEGON (57): Statistics not reported. Record: 3-0, 1-0 Marawood North.

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