Wildcats fall in second round 44-37
TONGANOXIE – Ice cold shooting and 18 turnovers cost the De Soto High boys basketball team dearly as it lost to Silver Lake 44-37 Friday in the second-round of the Tonganoxie Invitational.
De Soto made just four field goals in the first half and made only three in the second half, combining to shoot 7-for-27 from the floor. De Soto made 18-of-28 free throws to stay in the game.
Brandan Philbrook scored 12 points and had six rebounds for De Soto.
De Soto (7-4) will play Eudora at 2:30 p.m. in the third-place game.
Score by quarters
1 2 3 4 F
Silver Lake 8 10 9 17 44
De Soto 9 7 10 11 37
Silver Lake – Luke Ziegler 6, Cody Johnson 11, Eric Roberson 10, Casey Smith 9, Keenan Kruger 6, Jeremy Boyd 2.
De Soto – Daniel Peterson 3, Kyle McCulloch 5, Dylan Burford 3, Brandan Philbrook 12, Aaron Nutterfield 4, Joey Johnson 10.
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