Best of Summer Tourney (Los Angeles)
Puerto Rico Pump n Run......................45*37-82<
Bison Nebraska Red (14-7)...................35*36-71<
B-N Red-Steville Burns (Omaha Benson) 10, Taylor Price (Lincoln SE) 6, Trent Miller (Gretna) 11, Dane Bacon (Kearney) 5, Dwight Smith (Ralston) 8, Pete Uhing (Lincoln High) 2, Drew Sankey (Lincoln East) 5, Greg Smith (Ralston) 15, Kyle Iske (Millard West) 7, Jake Marvin (Lincoln SW) 2.<
Highlights: Bison Red was unable to overcome a 33 per cent shooting effort and fell behind by 19 points six minutes into the second half. Trent Miller, who had eight steals in the game, keyed a rally that cut Puerto Rico's lead to eight with 6:43 left in the game, but that was as close as Bison Red could get. Bison Red was 6 for 26 from 3-point range. Greg Smith had 10 rebounds and scored all of his 15 points in the second half.
Bison-Nebraska Red (15-7)...................27*25-52<
Pump n Run Power..............................20*30-50<
B-N Red-Burns 6, Price 3, D. Smith 8, Uhing 3, Sankey 15, G. Smith 7, Iske 2, Marvin 8.
*Highlights: Clutch free throw shooting in the closing minute by Steville Burns helped Bison Red push its pool play record to 2-1. Burns made 6 of 8 from the line down the stretch and Pete Uhing drained a 3 to help turn back Pump n Run's comeback. Jake Marvin and Drew Sankey each pulled down nine rebounds.
Bison-Nebraska Red (15-8)....................30*28-58<
B-N Red-Price 3, Miller 1, Bacon 2, D. Smith 3, Uhing 8, G. Smith 23, Iske 6, Marvin 12.
*Highlights: Bison Red fell victim to a 59 per cent field goal shooting effort by Oakland in a first-round game of the Best of Summer tournament. Bison Red struggled again from the perimeter, making only 2 of 16 from beyond the arc. The loss ended Bison Red's summer with a 15-8 record.
KC PREP INVITE POOL PLAY GAME 1
Nebraska Bison Gold (7-4) 23 29 52
All Iowa Attach Gold 25 31 56
Eric Donald - Omaha Creighton Prep
Darrius Vick - Lincoln Southeast
Cody Charlton - Lincoln Southeast
Travis Scheuler - Grand Island
Derek Shouse - Lincoln Southeast
Connor Schultz – Pierce
Mickey Russell - C B St. Alberts
Ethan Brozek - Norfolk Catholic
Dylan Heath - Lincoln Southwest
Zach Sterup - Hastings St. Cecilia
Scoring summaries will be sent at a later time.
The Bison Gold lost their first game of pool play to the All Iowa Attach Gold team 56-52. After trailing by 15 points in the first half the Bison Gold made a run at the end of the first half to trail by only two points. At the beginning of the second half the Bison Gold opened up an early 5 point lead at 33-28. From there the Iowa Attach went on a 14-0 run to lead the Gold’s by nine points. Again the Gold’s closed the margin to two points but could not get over the hump to regain the lead. Key free throw shooting by the Iowa Attach at the end of game sealed the victory. Derek Shouse led the Gold with 15 points. The Gold will play another pool game Tuesday afternoon.