Spartan boys lose close battle to Hawks, 53-49: Markley has 23 points and 15 rebounds in loss

Joe Randleman
Tri-County Times
Mason Markley

MAXWELL - A rough third quarter did in the Collins-Maxwell boys’ basketball team in a 53-49 loss to Gilbert Dec. 22.

After taking a 28-18 lead at the half the Spartans were outscored 25-14 in the third. They continued to struggle offensively in the fourth quarter, finishing with just seven points over the final eight minutes to allow Woodward-Granger to pull away.

Collins-Maxwell fell to 2-7 with the loss. 

The Spartans outrebounded Woodward-Granger, 33-27, and forced 21 turnovers. But they had 23 turnovers of their own, shot just 33 percent from the field and only made 1 of 4 free throws.

Mason Markley turned in a huge game for Collins-Maxwell in a losing effort. Markley posted a double-double with 23 points and 15 rebounds.

Jace Huntrods added 11 points, Luke Huntrods six points and three rebounds and Caleb Dvorak four points, nine rebounds, three assists and two blocks. Weston Kahler chipped in three points, six steals and five assists and Blake Huntrods added two points and rebounds apiece.

  Walker Deputy led Woodward-Granger with 14 points and four rebounds. Worth Henry tacked on 13 points and two steals for the Hawks.

Woodward-Granger 53, Collins-Maxwell 49

WG   12     6   25   10 - 53

CM    15   13   14     7 - 49

Woodward-Granger (53) - Dylan Backe 1-6 0-0 2, Walker Deputy 5-7 2-2 14, Carter Moran 4-8 0-0 8, Brody Nardini 2-5 3-6 8, Trevor Simmons 3-10 0-0 6, Coby Peters 0-3 2-2 2, Worth Henry 6-11 1-4 13. Totals: 21-50 8-14 53. 3-point field goals (3): Deputy 2, Nardini. Rebounds (27): Moran 7. Assists (13): Backe 4, Simmons 4. Steals (15): Nardini 5. Blocks (3): Simmons 3. Fouls: 12.

Collins-Maxwell (49) - Caleb Dvorak 2-5 0-0 4, Mason Markley 9-24 0-2 23, Jace Huntrods 4-6 0-0 11, Weston Kahler 1-12 1-2 3, Luke Huntrods 2-9 0-0 6, Dane Beattie 0-0 0-0 0, Blake Huntrods 1-1 0-0 2. Totals: 19-57 1-4 49. 3-point field goals (10): Markley 5, J. Huntrods 3, L. Huntrods 2. Rebounds (33): Markley 15. Assists (15): Kahler 5. Steals (8): Kahler 6. Blocks (3): Dvorak 2. Fouls: 15. Fouled out: J. Huntrods.