SPENCER – The Spencer boys basketball team cruised to a 74-42 victory over Owen-Withee in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division game Friday night at Spencer High School.
The win helps the Rockets keep pace with Neillsville in the conference standings. Spencer is now 14-4 overall and 13-1 in conference play, one-half game behind Neillsville for the top spot. The two teams will meet in Spencer on Tuesday.
Brett Kasch scored 32 points and Austin Bacon added 21 for the Rockets.
Aaron Ovyn had 13 points to lead Owen-Withee, which drops to 3-15 overall and 2-11 in the Cloverbelt East. The Blackhawks host Gilman on Tuesday.
Rockets 74, Blackhawks 42 OWEN-WITHEE (42): Justin Hubbard 2, P.J. Heggemeier 10, Tyler Weaver 2, Aaron Ovyn 13, Caleb Geldernick 9, Carter Klabor 6. Record: 3-15, 2-11 Cloverbelt Conference East Division. SPENCER (74): Brett Kasch 32, Caleb Rucker 0, Hayden Bauman 3, Austin Bacon 21, Nathan Rucker 0, Cody Vircks 5, Luke Roehrborn 0, Carson Schmidt 1, Kaleb Brandt 0, Eric Ehlert 10, Degan Hainz 0, Gavid Kilty 2. Record: 14-4, 13-1 Cloverbelt Conference East Division.