Panther boys fall to Trojans
Northeast Hamilton had the answer against the short-handed Panther boys’ basketball team in a 39-27 NEH victory over CWL on Dec. 8 in Corwith in non-conference play.
CWL, 1-5 overall on the season, was paced by Esden Carroll with 12 points.
“We have some key games coming up in these new few weeks so it’s important for us to play well and try and get some wins going into the Christmas break,” CWL coach Mel Haler said. “We’ve had a lot of sickness lately. If we can get everybody back healthy, we should be able to do a lot of good things.”
Wolverines 62, Panthers 32
CWL fell to West Bend-Mallad, 62-32 in league play Friday night (Dec. 14) in Corwith. Josh Hilbert scored 15 points and Esden Carroll added 10 to power CWL.
H-LP 66, Panthers 34
Area power Harris-Lake Park turned back CWL by a 66-34 count on Dec. 7 in the Corwith gym in conference action.
Esden Carroll’s 13 points led the Panther scoring. Derek Studer and Josh Hilbert each had eight. The Panthers were never able to recover from an early, 20-7 first quarter deficit.
Panthers 44, Mavericks 21
A 14-2 second quarter run help spur the Panthers past Clay Central-Everly, 44-21 in conference action at Royal on Dec. 4.
Esden Carroll scored 13 points to lead CWL. The Panthers collected 17 steals and 5 rebounds in putting forth a stellar defensive effort. Josh Hilbert led the rebounding with 14 while Jared Haler had 13.
The win was CWL’s first of the year after an 0-3 start.
CWL will play host to West Bend-Mallard/GCB on Friday, Dec. 14. The Panthers host Spirit Lake on Dec. 15. They host CAL on Dec. 15 in their final game before the Christmas break.