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Monday, February 8, 2016

Posts Tagged ‘basketball’

Berthoud Girls Basketball Routs Highland

Berthoud Girls Basketball Routs Highland

Lady Spartans improve to 11-4 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Snow, cold and a two day postponement of the game did not affect the Berthoud High girls basketball team on Thursday night as they toppled the Highland Huskies 46-21. The contest, originally scheduled for Tuesday evening, was the Lady Spartans 11th victory of the season and their fourth in the last five games. The win improves Berthoud to 6-1 in the 3A Patriot League with four games remaining. “Defensively we were pretty much ... Full Story

Cougars Prove Too Big for the Spartans

Berthoud Boys Basketball Falls to Niwot 73-38 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud High boys basketball team dropped their second consecutive home game on Saturday evening in a 73-38 thumping at the hands of the Niwot Cougars. The loss drops the Spartans to 5-9 on the season but because Niwot is an out-of-conference opponent, Berthoud will not lose any ground in the 3A Patriot League. As a team, Niwot features six players measuring 6’1” or taller, giving them a significant size ... Full Story

Berthoud Girls Basketball Tops Strasburg

Berthoud Girls Basketball Tops Strasburg

Lady Spartans win ugly game 39-30 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer In a peculiar game that saw the two teams combine for 25 points in the second period and then only two in the third, the Berthoud Spartans girls basketball team topped the Strasburg Indians 39-30 in the Berthoud High gym on Tuesday evening. The victory improves the Lady Spartans to 9-3 on the year and 4-1 in the 3A Patriot League. Berthoud remains in second place behind Eaton in the Patriot League. “It’s a win and we will ... Full Story

Boys Basketball Falls to Eaton

Spartans come up short late, lose 65-59 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Tuesday night in the Berthoud High School gym the Spartan boys basketball team fell to the Eaton Reds 65-59. The loss drops Berthoud to 3-7 on the year and 0-2 in the Patriot League. The Spartans battled all game long, taking a 48-48 tie into the fourth and final period of the game. However, Berthoud was only able to sink two baskets from the floor in the fourth period and struggled from the free throw line shooting only 7/14 ... Full Story

Berthoud Boys Basketball Tops Lyons

Berthoud Boys Basketball Tops Lyons

Spartans Sink Ten 3-pointers in 64-45 win By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Friday night in the Berthoud High School gym the Berthoud boys basketball team won their third game of the season with a 64-45 victory over Lyons. The Spartans sank ten three pointers and went 16/16 from the free-throw line to notch their first victory against a 3A Patriot League opponent. Berthoud junior Greg Hutchins nailed six from beyond the arc and led all players in scoring with 22 on the night. “I just shot the ... Full Story

Berthoud Girls Basketball Rolls Over Mead

Berthoud Girls Basketball Rolls Over Mead

Lady Spartans win third straight game By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer A three-week layoff did not affect the Berthoud High girls basketball team on Friday night as they topped Mead 50-34 in the Berthoud High School gym. The victory was the Spartans third consecutive and improves the team’s season record to 6-2. Mead was the first 3A Patriot League opponent Berthoud has faced this season. “We did a lot of things very well tonight, we didn’t hurt ourselves with a lot of turnovers and played ... Full Story

Berthoud Boys drop game to Mead

Zack Ruebesam scored 16 points in Berthoud's 47-55 loss to the Mead  Mavericks. The Spartans  are now 2-6 overall and 0-1 in league play. The Next game is a January 14 home game against the high scoring Lyon Lions. The Lyons team has a 3-3 record and is ranked ahead of the Spartans. Team Stats from Mead game

Berthoud Girls Basketball Tops Northridge 42-28

Berthoud Girls Basketball Tops Northridge 42-28

  Lady Spartans win their fourth game of the season By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer Saturday night the Berthoud High girls basketball team posted a win in their final game of the Spartan Basketball Invite with a 42-28 thumping of Northridge. The victory was the Lady Spartans’ fourth on the season but only their first of the past week’s tournament. Like the previous two games for Berthoud, Saturday night’s contest was one-sided but this time in the home team’s favor. The Lady Spartans ... Full Story

Spartan Boys Basketball Wins Second Straight

Spartan Boys Basketball Wins Second Straight

  Berthoud tops Thompson Valley 52-48 By Dan Karpiel Sports Writer The Berthoud Spartan boys basketball team won their second consecutive game on Saturday night in their final contest of the Spartan Basketball Invite. Berthoud edged out Thompson Valley 52-48, improving their record on the season to 2-4. Thompson Valley features the tallest players Berthoud has faced thus far in the season, including freshmen center Austin Dyer who measures 6’5” tall. To counter the height of the Eagles, ... Full Story

Falcon Basketball-Air Force 72, Wofford 66 in overtime

Falcon Basketball-Air Force 72, Wofford 66 in overtime

By Jerry Cross Athletic Communications Office Air Force Academy Evan Washington scored seven of his 14 points in overtime and Air Force shot 51 percent from the field as the Falcons won their first road game in nearly two years, defeating Wofford 72-66 Wednesday night in Spartanburg, S.C. The Falcons, who had not won a true road game since a 71-64 victory at Northern Colorado on Dec. 6, 2008, led the game for over 37 of the 40 regulation minutes and the last four minutes of the extra period. ... Full Story

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