Rebels win Battle Against Spartans
On December 15, 2011 the Rebels were hosts to the Grundy Center Spartans and long time coach Dennis Dirks. The game was filled with intensity as the border schools battled throughout the game.
During first half action, the Spartans came out with a defense we had yet to see in quite a while. Flustering the Rebels for much of the first quarter, we finally got on track and started to hit our shots as we took a 29-12 lead in to the locker room.
Second half action saw the air taken out of the ball as the pace slowed down and the scoring kept at a minimum as only 17 total points were tallied.
Scoring for the Rebels in the 39-19 win were the following: Tyler Pearce- 3 pts; Parker Bown-2 pts; Joe Smoldt-21 pts; Matt Roeding-8 pts; Jaden McGhee-3 pts and Jed Peterson-2 pts.
REBELS COIL COBRAS
December 13, 2011 saw the Rebels traveling to Union, Iowa to take on the Cobras of BCLUW.
First half action saw the Rebels take control early as our pressure defense made the Cobras turn the ball over leading to some high percentage baskets. The score at halftime saw a commanding 35-6 lead.
Starting the second half the young Rebels slowed the pace down while trying to work on our half-court game. Time went fast as the thirty-five point rule was in effect. When the buzzer sounded to end the game, the Rebels were on top with a 53-10 score.
Rebel scoring is as follows: Tyler Pierce-4 pts; Parker Bown-12 pts; Joe Smoldt-21 pts; Matt Roeding-10 pts; Jaen McGhee-2 pts; and Jed Peterson-4 pts.