K-P ends regular season on four-game win streak

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

The Kingsley-Pierson boys featured five players in double figures as they cruised to their fourth consecutive win on Friday night.

The Panthers concluded regular season play with a 58-48 win at home over Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn.

"The boys are playing really well right now," K-P coach Adam Rapp said.

Evan Colfack scored 12 points to go along with 11 rebounds and five blocks to lead the Panthers, who led 22-21 after one quarter.

K-P held onto a 30-28 lead by the intermission and started to pull away in the third quarter to lead 40-33 heading into the final frame.

Ryan Mercer scored 11 points while Tyler Sudbeck, Tate Rohde and Colin Henrich each chipped in 10.

Sudbeck blocked five shots and grabbed 12 rebounds while Rohde dished out five assists and grabbed 11 rebounds.

Henrich also doled out five assists.

The Panthers improve to 6-13 on the season and will face Woodbury Central in the first round of district action on Thursday night in Moville.

The Wildcats defeated the Panthers in both of the previous meetings this season.

In the season opener, K-P lost a 64-52 decision to Woodbury Central on December 1 before falling 47-43 on the road in Moville on January 5.

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