Spencer beats Neillsville in battle of Cloverbelt East boys basketball unbeatens

first_imgBy Paul LeckerSports ReporterSPENCER — Spencer jumped out to a six-point lead by halftime and held on from there, downing Neillsville 46-41 in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division boys basketball battle Tuesday night at Spencer High School.The game matched two of the three undefeated teams in the Cloverbelt East. Spencer is now 5-0 overall and 4-0 in the conference. Neillsville falls to 4-2 and 4-1 in the conference.Bobby Pilz had 16 points to lead the Rockets. Calvin Lenz added eight.Spencer’s next game is Jan. 6 at home against Gilman.(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)Rockets 46, Warriors 41Neillsville 9 7 10 15 – 41Spencer 12 10 9 15 – 46NEILLSVILLE (41): Michael Dux 2-11 0-0 5, Jake Kunze 2-8 2-4 6, Sam Neville 5-12 0-0 12, Nathan Peterson 0-1 1-2 1, Neal Matson 3-7 0-0 6, Jason Kurth 1-4 1-2 4, Nolan Matson 2-2 2-2 7. FG: 15-45. FT: 6-10. 3-pointers: 5-17 (Neville 2-7, Kurth 1-2, No. Matson 1-1, Dux 1-6, Ne. Matson 0-1). Record: 5-1, 5-0 Cloverbelt Conference East Division.SPENCER (46): Nate Mercier 1-5 0-0 2, Calvin Lenz 3-3 2-2 8, Bobby Pilz 5-12 4-4 16, Miles Weber 2-4 1-2 5, Ryan Busse 1-4 4-4 6, Mitch Susa 2-6 2-2 7, Dakota Andreae 1-3 0-0 2. FG: 15-37. FT: 13-14. 3-pointers: 3-12 (Pilz 2-6, Susa 1-4, Andreae 0-1, Mercier 0-1). Record: 5-0, 4-0 Cloverbelt East.last_img

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