Wednesday, December 17, 2014

St. Joe hits the glass to beat Memorial

Posted on Dec. 12, 2012 at 12:00 a.m.

ELKHART — Points in the paint made the difference Tuesday as South Bend St. Joseph knocked Memorial from the ranks of the boys basketball unbeaten.

The Indians (1-2) scored 46 interior points and 21 off rebounds in beating the Crimson Chargers 67-62 in a non-conference contest at North Side Gym.

St. Joseph, which outrebounded Memorial 38-25 overall and 20-6 in offensive caroms, led 31-19 at halftime.

Neither team shot the lights out. The Chargers (3-1) made 18 of 57 attempts from the floor while the Indians canned 24 of 68.

St. Joe got 18 points from Conner Edmonds, 14 from Mathew Monserez and 11 from Ryan Brown.

Markese McGuire (25 points) and Spenser Gilbert (13) paced Memorial.

SB St. Joseph 67, Memorial 62

St. Joseph — Wesley Short 0, Mark Madden 10, Matthew Gergely 0, Keaton Wieschhaus 5, Matt Takach 0, Connor Edmonds 18, Mathew Monserez 14, Andrew Smiley 9, Ryan Wobbe 0, Ryan Brown 11. Totals: 24 18-30 67.

Memorial — Dimitri Giger 4, Cameron Maxwell 2, Austin Miller 2, James Hershberger 9, Spenser Gilbert 13, Markese McGuire 25, Darien Williams 3, Evan Anderson 4. Totals: 18 22-29 62.

Scoring By Quarters

St. Joseph 11 20 15 21 — 67

Memorial 9 10 19 24 — 62

3-point goals: St. Joseph (1) — Edmonds; Memorial (4) — McGuire 3, Gilbert.

Rebounds: St. Joseph (38) — Monserez 10; Memorial (25) — Gilbert 7.

Assists: St. Joseph (9) — Edmonds 3; Memorial (7) — Maxwell 3.

Steals: St. Joseph (6) — Wieschhaus 5; Memorial (10).

Turnovers: St. Joseph 20, Memorial 19.

Total fouls: St. Joseph 21, Memorial 24. Fouled out — Wobbe, Hershberger, Williams.

Records: St. Joseph 1-2, Memorial 3-1.

Next: SB Adams at St. Joseph, Memorial at Concord, both Friday.

JV: St. Joseph 41, Memorial 17. Top scorers: St. Joseph — Dominick Ferro 22, Keaton Oates 8; Memorial — Rashad Murphy 4, Jalyn Rhodes 4. JV records: St. Joseph 3-1, Memorial 2-2.