Sunnyside Christian was on the road this past weekend against Trout Lake and Lyle-Wishram. The Knights defeated Trout Lake 78-25 and Lyle 50-39.
Against the Mustangs on Friday, Sunnyside Christian took an early 14-7 win, but Coach Brian Bosma said the team had to rally from behind to take that lead.
He said the Knights fared better throughout the next three stanzas.
Sunnyside Christian outscored Trout Lake 24-9, 23-7, 17-2, in the second through fourth quarters, respectively.
“We fell behind early, but we rallied to defeat Trout Lake,” said Bosma.
Drew Scheenstra led the Knights with 16 points.
Also scoring in double digits were Brant Bosma, Dylan Cervantes, Darren Broersma, Joel Martin and Nate Scheenstra.
“It was a team effort,” said the coach.
Bosma said Saturday’s game was a bit more physical.
“Lyle is a very tough, very physical team…they tried to take away our inside game,” said Bosma.
He was pleased with the Knights’ adjustment, stating Brant Bosma and Joel Martin overcame the defensive pressure from the Cougars.
Lyle-Wishram had an early 15-12 lead, and maintained the lead for a halftime score of 21-20.
In the third stanza Sunnyside Christian took the lead, outscoring the Cougars 16-4. The teams each tallied 14 points in the final quarter.
Martin had a team-high 19 points and Bosma added 16 points to the final tally.
Sunnyside Christian tonight (Monday) will make up a home game against DeSales, and tomorrow will make up another game against Burbank. Both games will be played on the Knights’ home court.