Weekly Sports Roundup 2/4/23 – 2/11/23

Boys Basketball: Peru started a weekend road trip with a key conference matchup with Manchester. The Tigers started off strong, keeping ahead of the Squires at halftime being up 22-18. Manchester pulled together a rally in the 3rd quarter, but Peru held the lead 33-32. Manchester hit a last second bucket and a free throw to go ahead by 3, and Peru couldn’t get the basket with 0.4 seconds left and Manchester beat Peru 51-54. Leading the Tigers was #11 Matthew Roettger with 24 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists, and 3 steals. #5 Alex Ross had 17 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, and a block. #14 Xavier Turner had 8 points, 4 rebounds, and an assist. #3 Braxten Robbins had 2 points, 5 assists, and a steal and a rebound. #0 Ian Potts had 3 rebounds, 3 assists, and a steal. #2 Gavin Eldridge had 2 rebounds, 2 steals, and an assist. / Peru ended the weekend slate with a road trip to Russiaville and a battle with Western. Peru took a close game into halftime leading 21-20. Peru pulled away during the 3rd quarter and took a 38-31 lead into the 4th. Peru kept ahead and beat Western 55-46. Leading the Tigers was #11 Matthew Roettger with 21 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, and a block. #2 Gavin Eldridge had 13 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists, and 4 steals. #3 Braxten Robbins had 8 points, 6 rebounds, 2 steals, and an assist and a block. #5 Alex Ross had 8 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals and a block. #14 Xavier Turner had 3 points and 3 rebounds. #0 Ian Potts had 2 points, 8 rebounds, and 3 assists.

Wrestling: Cooper Baldwin placed 3rd in the 138 lbs Semi-State and punched his ticket to the State Finals! Deuce Baldwin and Keyton Ousley were eliminated in the first round at 126 and 220 lbs respectively. Trevi Hilman-Conley was eliminated in the second round at 285 lbs.

Next Games

Boys Basketball: @ Rochester Friday Feb 17th

Wrestling: @ States Friday & Saturday Feb 16th & 17th (Gainbridge Fieldhouse) 

Gymnastics: @ Sectionals Saturday Feb 25th.

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