Published On: Thu, Feb 16th, 2012

Blue Devils shake off Irene-Wakonda for win

WYNOT — The Blue Devils had a tough game against the Irene-Wakonda Eagles Tuesday.
The Blue Devils led for most of the game but could not shake the stubborn Eagles until the final minute of the fourth quarter when Austin Wieseler went on a 10-point scoring explosion and the Devils hit their freethrows to pull away for the 71-63 win.

Austin Wieseler led the Blue Devils with 16 points, Davis Wieseler finished with 13 points and Jackson Sudbeck hit a trey and contributed 12 points.
Irene-Wakonda had a trio of players in double figures, as well. Dustin Livingston led the way with 16 points and both Sam Kiger and Scott Davis finished with 13 points each.
Scott Davis and Sam Kiger had five points each in the opening quarter for Irene-Wakonda. Davis Wieseler led the Blue Devil attack with five points and four points each from Chris Schmidt and Nathan Wieseler helped Wynot to a 20-17 opening-quarter lead.
The Eagles got three-pointers by Cody Schenk and Dustin Livingston in the second quarter. Wynot got bench help with six points from Jackson Sudbeck and four points from Brady Stratman as they increased their lead to 39-33 at the half.
The two teams traded baskets for most of the third quarter, but the scoring slowed. Irene got four more points from Scott Davis and three points each from Sam Kiger and Cash Murphy. Wynot hung close with a trey by Brady Stratman and Koby Sudbeck worked the offensive glass for a pair of field goals and Wynot maintained a 50-45 advantage.
Three pointers by Cash Murphy and Dustin Livingston and six big points in the paint from Scott Davis helped the Eagles tie the game at 61-61 with a minute and half left. Austin Wieseler helped pull this one out for Wynot as he knifed through the Eagle defense for 10 big points and Wynot hit 9-10 freethrows in the final minutes to earn the 71-63 win.

Wynot    20        19    11    21—71
Irene-Wak    17        16    12    18—63

Wynot    Irene Wakonda
FG    27-49        24-55
3PT    2-8        2-6
FT    15-21        10-17
REB    29               25

Wynot- Austin Wieseler, 16; Davis Wieseler, 13; Jackson Sudbeck, 12; Nathan Wieseler, 9; Chris Schmidt, 8; Brady Stratman, 7; Koby Sudbeck, 6. Irene-Wakonda – Dustin Livingston, 16; Scott Davis, 13; Sam Kiger, 13; Cash Murphy, 9; Garrett Anderson, 5; Cody Schenk, 3; Jake Vollmer, 2.

Wynot – Chris Schmidt, 5; Davis Wieseler, 5.
Wynot- Jackson Sudbeck, 7; Koby Sudbeck, 5.