SPASH BOYS BASKETBALL TOPS WISCONSIN RAPIDS FOR THIRD-STRAIGHT WIN



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STEVENS POINT – James Jacobs scored 15 points to lead the Stevens Point boys basketball team to a 50-40 win over Wisconsin Rapids in a Wisconsin Valley Conference matchup Thursday afternoon at Stevens Point Area Senior High.


The Panthers won their third-straight game and are now 4-4 overall and 3-0 in the WVC as they move into a tie with Marshfield for the conference lead.


Nate Streveler added 12 points in the win for SPASH.


Cade Jungwirth led Wisconsin Rapids (1-6, 0-2 WVC) with 13 points.


Both teams will compete at the Sentry Classic at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point next week.


Stevens Point will play Eau Claire North on Dec. 29 and Stoughton on Dec. 30, both at 7 p.m.


Wisconsin Rapids will take on Stoughton on Dec. 29 at noon and Eau Claire North on Dec. 30 at 3:30 p.m.


Panthers 50, Raiders 40

Wisconsin Rapids 18 22 - 40

Stevens Point 24 26 - 50

WISCONSIN RAPIDS (40): Adam Koup 1 0-0 2, Jabari Anderson 2 2-2 8, Zach Schaeffer 1 0-1 2, Jackson Schooley 3 1-3 7, Evan Mathews 2 2-4 6, Chase Fox 1 0-0 2, Cade Jungwirth 5 2-2 13. FG: 15. FT: 7-12. 3-pointers: 3 (Anderson 2, Jungwirth 1). Fouls: 16. Fouled out: none. Record: 1-6, 0-2 Wisconsin Valley Conference.

STEVENS POINT (50): James Jacobs 5 3-3 15, Damien Cejka 0 0-2 0, Grant Chandanais 2 2-2 7, Baraka Makelin 1 2-4 4, Parker Vanderloop 2 0-0 4, Nate Streveler 4 3-4 12, Danny Zdroik 3 2-2 8. FG: 17. FT: 12-17. 3-pointers: 4 (Jacobs 2, Chandanais 1, Streveler 1). Fouls: 13. Fouled out: none. Record: 4-4, 3-0 Wisconsin Valley Conference.

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