On Jan. 6, 2012, the Rebels hosted the Wolverines of Dike-New Hartford in a very good game of basketball.
First quarter action saw the Rebels trade baskets as we held onto a 10-7 lead after the first stanza.
Again in the second quarter saw much of the same as the two teams went up and down the court trading buckets. The Rebels headed to the locker room with a slim 24-23 lead.
The Rebels came out in the third quarter applying pressure defense while widening the scoring gap with a 42-30 lead going into the fourth quarter.
Starting the fourth quarter the Rebels went cold as the Wolvertines clawed back into the game as they outscored us 20-8. A last second shot by the Rebels sent the game into overtime.
The Rebels opened up the extra period by scoring on a couple of lay-ups and holding the Wolverines down by hitting the boards and playing smart defense. The buzzer sounded with an exciting 54-50 win.
Scoring for the Rebels in the win were the following:
Tyler Pierce-9 pts; Parker Bown-6 pts; Joe Smoldt-19 pts; Matt Roeding-12 pts; Alex Tscherter-2 pts; Thomas Mussig-4 pts and Jed Peterson-1 pt.