BOYS BASKETBALL: Hodags trail big early, lose at Wisconsin Rapids
STAR JOURNAL REPORT
The Rhinelander High School varsity boys basketball team fell behind by double digits in the first half en route to losing a non-conference game Friday at Wisconsin Rapids, 54-43.
The Hodags, who trailed 28-16 at intermission, had only one player score in double figures with Matthew Reinthaler tallying a team-high 17 points, which included four 3-pointers. Brad Comer added nine points all on 3-point baskets. Brad Quade scored seven more with Reeve Craig and Bryce Schickert recording five points each.
RHS shot at the 30-percent mark by going 15-50 from the field overall and 9-30 from 3-point range.
The loss dropped the Hodags’ season record to 1-2 going into Tuesday night’s home game against Ashland.
Rapids 54, Hodags 43
Hodags 16 29 – 43
Rapids 28 26 – 54
Hodags: Reeve Craig 5, Brad Quade 7, Brad Comer 9, Matthew Reinthaler 17, Bryce Schickert 5. 3-pointers: Reinthaler 4, Comer 3, Craig, Quade. Free throws: 4-8. Fouls: 15.