Whittell boys basketball defeats Falcons
Four players scored in double figures Tuesday night, led by sophomore Palmer Chaplin with 22 points and 7 assists, as the Whittell High boys basketball team posted a 60-42 Western Division IV victory at Sierra Lutheran.
Whittell led 47-40 after three quarters and pulled away with a 13-2 run through the final period.
Colin Buchholz, Bryce Bronken and Quinn Kixmiller scored 10 points each for Whittell (9-2 overall, 3-0 league).
Sierra Lutheran is now 7-6 overall, 2-2 in league. The Falcons play again Friday at Pyramid Lake.
A strong second quarter helped put Whittell on track to a 33-20 win against Sierra Lutheran.
Whittell outscored Sierra Lutheran 10-4 in the second quarter to take an 18-10 lead at halftime.
Cali Benton scored 8 points and Amy Westre 6 for Sierra Lutheran. Westre also grabbed 7 rebounds.