WYANDOTTE — Seven 3-point field goals helped ignite a 42-point first quarter as Wyandotte’s boys routed Welch 91-23 in a Lucky 7 Conference basketball game here Tuesday, Nov. 28.
Jordon Burney got 15 of his 18 total points in the opening frame when Ryan Cooper picked up 12 of 16.
Burney and Cooper drained three 3-point goals each in the first for Wyandotte, which led 42-5.
“We shot it well and they had quite a few turnovers,” Wyandotte coach J.K. Wayne said.
The Bears came up with another 30 points in the second period and rolled into the break with a 72-8 advantage.
With Wyandotte playing reserves and a running clock, Welch held an 11-10 edge in the third.
The Bears created the final margin with a 9-4 advantage in the fourth quarter.
Joining Burney and Cooper in double figures were Trey Jones with 16, Jacob Burney with 13 and Brendan Cooper added 10.
The Bears also got nine points from Justin Campbell, six from Ethan Bradley and three from Noah Sloan.
Braxton Turner scored 10 points for the Wildcats (0-2).
Colton Chenoweth had five points while Nate Beaty, Brady Chenoweth, Daniel Windle and Trenton Seigel chipped in with two each.
Welch 64, Wyandotte 60
The Lady Bears led 41-34 at the half but managed only 15 points the rest of the way.
Wyandotte, making its debut under veteran coach Bob Walters, held a 21-14 after one, then each team scored 20 in the second quarter.
The Lady Cats outscored Wyandotte 12-7 and 18-8 the rest of the way.
Three players scored in double figures for Welch. Hailey Haskell had 20, Olivia Pitcher 11 and Maddie Schaper tallied 10.
The Lady Wildcats (2-0) also picked up nine from Olivia Chenoweth, eight from Jaeli Jorgenson, four from Aspen Wood and two from Jayci Atwood.
Wyandotte got a game-high 26 points from Tarrah Stephens. She scored 20 of those in the first two quarters.
Makinze Powell and Aranda Nair also reached double figures with 11 points each.
Jillian Swonger added seven points and Haley Hart netted five for the Lady Bears.