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Knights pull away with late 21-11 run

Boys Prep Basketball

Sunnyside Christian’s Darren Broersma (center) gets an offensive rebound and attempts a putback as DeSales defenders try to stop him.

Sunnyside Christian’s Darren Broersma (center) gets an offensive rebound and attempts a putback as DeSales defenders try to stop him. Photo by John Fannin.

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The Sunnyside Christian boys basketball team last night improved its record to 11-3.

The Knights opened the non-league game against visiting DeSales with a 12-11 lead, on the way to a 56-47 victory.

In the second stanza, Sunnyside Christian’s defenders held the Irish to just nine points. Offensively, the Knights maintained control to score 13 points for a 25-20 lead at intermission.

DeSales rallied in the third quarter, outscoring Sunnyside Christian 15-10, but the Knights were unfazed as they went on a 21-11 run in the final quarter.

Sunnyside Christian’s Brant Bosma, Drew Scheenstra and Joel Martin led the team to a victory, scoring 17, 12 and 11 points, respectively.

For DeSales it was Cameron Richman that had a game-high 26 points. Teammate Darryl Galloway scored 14 points.

Tonight (Tuesday) the Knights will host Burbank to make up for a game that was canceled earlier in the season.

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