The Burr Oak boys basketball team transitioned into 2014 with a 55-39 home win over Tekonsha Friday in Southern Central Athletic Association action.
Burr Oak (2-1 overall, 2-1 SCAA) held a 27-13 lead at the break and powered to the win with a 20-point fourth quarter. The Bobcats shot 14-for-39 from the field (35.9 percent).
“We looked like we hadn’t played together in two weeks,” Burr Oak coach Dave Brackett said. “Tonight was the first time we have been together in that long but we pushed through the rough patches for a good win tonight. It’s great to come off break with some momentum and to get another league win.”
Senior center Logan Mount (6-foot-2) finished 9-for-13 shooting with 14 of his game-high 20 points in the paint, and added three blocks and 10 rebounds for a double-double. James Saylor posted 12 points and five rebounds, Kenny Walston turned in eight points and four assists and Christian Eckert finished with seven points, seven steals, four assists and six boards.
Justin Mullins pulled down seven boards to go with three points, and Cole Summey and Chantz Owens combined for five points and six rebounds.
“It was a good team effort from all of us,” Saylor said. With it being a long break and not everyone being there because of vacation, it was kind of hard, but we managed to push threw all of that as a team and came out with a win. “Our defense worked threw the entire game just pressuring the point guards and everyone staying on their man.”
Burr Oak is 2-1 with three games on tap next week.
Tekonsha’s Jeremy Scherer scored 15 points and Travis Hurley added 12. The team dropped to 1-3 overall and 0-2 in the league.