• Breakers Grab a Hold of 1st Place

    The Pacific Grove boys’ basketball team has been on fire of late, winning six games in row. After defeating Carmel 51-43 on Friday night, the Breakers have now moved into sole possession of first place in the MTAL. With four games left, the league championship is in the Breakers court. [02-06-15]

    After falling behind 24-17 at the half, the Breakers stepped it up in the third quarter. They gave up only 6 third quarter points, allowing them to take a 32-30 lead into the fourth quarter.

    Brad Sendell helped make sure that the Breakers came away with the victory by scoring 17 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter.

    Double double machine and reigning MTAL most valuable player, John Stivers, who is averaging 17 points and 10 rebounds per game for the Padres, was held to a season low 5 points by the Breakers.

    Defense has been key for the Breakers during their six game win streak, giving up an average of just 34 points per game.

    John Buttrey chipped in 8 points, while Chip Wagner added 6 points and 7 rebounds for Breakers.

    Pacific Grove (14-5, 9-1) will next play at Soledad (4-10, 4-6) on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

    Last time these two teams met, Pacific Grove defeated Soledad 56-41.

    Box Score

    1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
    Carmel 9 15 6 13 43
    Pacific Grove 10 7 16 19 51

    Stats –

    Pacific Grove

    FGM

    3PM

    FTM-A

    REB

    AST

    STL

    BLK

    PTS

    John Buttrey

    3

    0

    2-2

    4

    2

    3

    0

    8

    Brad Sendell

    3

    4

    13-15

    4

    1

    0

    0

    31

    Uche Ebo

    0

    0

    0-1

    3

    2

    1

    1

    0

    Noah Dalhamer

    1

    0

    0

    1

    0

    0

    0

    2

    Sam Fenstermaker

    0

    0

    0

    2

    0

    0

    0

    0

    JoshWren

    0

    0

    1-4

    4

    0

    1

    0

    1

    Erol Ersek

    0

    0

    3-4

    1

    2

    0

    1

    3

     

    MTAL Standings League Overall
    Pacific Grove 9-1 14-5
    Carmel 8-2 12-8
    Stevenson 7-3 12-6
    King City 5-5 9-11
    Gonzales 4-6 7-12
    Soledad 4-6 4-10
    Marina 2-7 3-15
    Greenfield 0-9 0-15

     

    posted to Cedar Street Times on February 7, 2015

    Topics: Front PG News, Sports

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