BBK Comes Back for Road Win
By Sam Brauen Sunday, February 11, 2018 09:17:59 PM
(FOREST) - Bluffton’s boys basketball team defeated Riverdale by a 51-45 score Saturday evening to improve to 8-10 on the season. Dakota Bricker led three Pirates in double figures with 14 points. Kaleb Jefferson added 12 and Mason Soper 10.
BHS led 15-5 after one quarter of play, with Bricker scoring 6. Soper added 5 in the quarter with both players hitting a ‘3’. The Falcons outscored Bluffton 16-9 in the second quarter, cutting Bluffton’s lead to just 24-21 heading into halftime. Another strong quarter saw Riverdale take a 34-32 lead into the fourth.
Many different Pirates stepped up in the fourth as Bluffton came back to win on the strength of a 19-11 advantage. Jefferson poured in 8 points, Mason Ault scored 4 and Jared Piercefield connected from long distance. BHS made bank at the free throw line, hitting 8/9 attempts in the final 8 minutes.
Dakota Bricker - 14 points, one 3
Kaleb Jefferson - 12 points
Mason Soper - 10 points, 7 rebounds, two 3s
Cole Fruchey - 6 points
Jared Piercefield - 5 points, one 3
Mason Ault - 4 points