Nevada JV boy’s start season 4-0

Staff Writer
Nevada Journal

On Dec. 1, the Cubs traveled to CMB to take on the Raiders. The Cubs got off to a good start for the first game of the year and defeated CMB, 58–27. Nevada was able control the game from start to finish with a fast-paced offense and a solid defensive game. It was a good way to start the first game - allowing everyone to get quality playing time after two weeks of practice. Leading the Cubs in scoring was Luke Fevold with 11, followed by Cam Shill seven, Jack Henry and Simon Saunders with five each. In rebounding, Nevada was led by Fevold with seven, Simon Saunders six and Omunique Wilkerson with five.

The Cubs JV boys traveled to Jewell on Dec. 3 to face South Hamilton. Nevada was able to come away with a 68–54 win over the Hawks. The Cubs started out taking a 10 point lead at the end of the first quarter and extended the lead to 42–20 with two minutes to go before the half. South Hamilton went on 12-0 run to end the half, down by 10. During the second half the Hawks were able to cut the lead to six points by the end of third quarter. In the fourth, the Cubs stepped up on the defensive end to close out the game with a 14-point win. Leading the Cubs in scoring was Trent Stahl with 20, followed by Omunique Wilkerson with 16, Luke Fevold nine and Cam Shill with six. Stahl, Ross Mitchell and Wilkerson led the Cubs in rebounding with five each.

On Dec. 4, the Cubs traveled to North Polk to take on the Comets. Nevada came away with a hard fought 51–37 win. Despite winning by 14, the game was back and forth until the last few minutes of the fourth quarter. The Cubs struggled on the offensive end most of the game until the fourth, when they made three straight three-pointers to finish out the game by the final margin. Leading Nevada in scoring was Fevold with 15, Simon Saunders with 12, followed by Shill 10 and Stahl six. In rebounding, the Cubs were led by Fevold nine and Mitchell six.

The Cubs traveled to Saydel on Dec. 8 for their fourth road game in a row. From the very start of the game, the Cubs put on a dominating performance on both ends of the floor. The Eagles had a hard time putting the ball in the basket in the first half against our aggressive defense. By the end of the first half, the Cubs were up 42–10. In the second half, despite the Cubs only putting up 16 points, they still manage to come up with 58 – 24 win. Leading Nevada in scoring were Fevold with 10 and Mitchell nine, followed by Kyle Bauman and Macade Matuska with seven each. Luke Fevold led the Cubs in rebounding with four, followed by Matt Fortmann with three.

—Submitted by Coach Baethke