Bears finish season with sweep

Posted: Monday, March 03, 2008

The Juneau-Douglas High School boys junior varsity basketball team ended its season Saturday by sweeping visiting Sitka.

The Crimson Bears won 76-37 on Saturday and 69-39 on Friday.

On Saturday, JDHS outscored Sitka 43-13 in the second half to win the game.

Alex DeRocher led JDHS with 14 points, including four 3-pointers. Jazz King had 11 points, Eric Sele and Sean Bavard scored eight points each while Cody Grussendorf, Torey Franzen and Colin Gozelski had six points each in the win.

Also for Juneau, Justin Brooks had five points, Corey Mahar and Tony Tompkins scored four points each while Brandin Iseah and Austin Shoemaker tallied two points each.

David Reynolds led Sitka with 12 points while Anthony Perkins contributed six points.

On Friday, Grussendorf and Franzen scored 11 points each to pace JDHS.

Reese Saviers had nine points, Gozelski scored seven points, Mahar had six points and Sele had five points in the win. Eddie Hurtte, DeRocher and Bavard had four points each, Brooks and King scored three points each and Cort Saviers chipped in two points for JDHS.

Reynolds' 16 points led Sitka while V.J. Carlos had 11 points.

In the "C" division games, JDHS beat Sitka 64-43 on Saturday and 56-44 Friday.

In Saturday's win, Brooks scored 15 points while Hurtte, King and Gozelski poured in 10 points each.

Iseah had eight points, Shoemaker scored seven points while John Correa and Matt Smith tallied two points each.

Sitka's Cole Venneberg had 13 points and Luke Clayton scored eight points.

On Friday, JDHS outscored Sitka 24-0 in the first quarter but held off the Wolves' strong fourth-quarter rally to win.

King led JDHS with 15 points while Gozelski scored all 11 of his points in the first quarter.

Brooks and Hurtte had seven points each, Cort Saviers scored five points, Iseah had four points, Travis Godfrey hit a 3-pointer while Correa and Smith chipped in two points each.

Sitka's Perkins led all scorers with 19 points while Carlos had 10 points.



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