BOYS BASKETBALL: Hodags tame Polar Bears in 2nd half
STAR JOURNAL REPORT
The Rhinelander High School varsity boys basketball team overcame a two-point halftime deficit Saturday to win in non-conference action at Hortonville, 75-67.
The Hodags were led by Owen White, who recorded a double-double with 29 points and 13 rebounds. Junior Howard added 21 points, which included four 3-pointers.
RHS shot 23-55 (41.8 percent) from the field overall, 8-27 (29.6 percent) from 3-point range and 21-27 from the free-throw line.
The Hodags’ season record stands at 9-0 in the Great Northern Conference and 17-2 overall going into Tuesday’s home conference game against Medford. A win against the Raiders would ensure RHS of a first-place finish in the GNC.
Hodags 75, Polar Bears
Hodags 26 49 – 75
Polar Bears 28 39 – 67
Hodags: Junior Howard 21, Brad Comer 9, Jared Haug 2, Brad Quade 5, Owen White 29, Brock Lieder 5.. 3-pointers: Howard 4, White 3, Comer. Free throws: 21-27. Fouls: 20. Fouled out: Lieder.