Slow Start Cost Apaches Against Peru

The Wabash Apaches played host to Peru in their final regular season game Friday, falling to the Tigers 71-43.

The Apaches jumped out to a 2-0 lead off a bucket from Kaleb Kelsheimer before the Tigers silenced the crowd on senior night. Peru would get a bucket from Jonah Lester that ignited a 21-0 run to grab a 21-2 lead. The Tigers got buckets from five different players during the run before Trenton Daughtry scored with 1:15 on the clock to make it 21-2. Jeremiah Johnson would then hit for the third time in the quarter before Cal Stone ended the scoring for the quarter with the Tigers leading 23-6.

Peru would remain hot to start the second quarter, getting buckets from DJ Fuller, Trevon Crowe and Lester to score the first 9 points of the quarter and led 32-6 before Logan Vander Velden converted two free throws. Peru was leading 36-10 when the Apaches would find a little momentum, out scoring Peru 9-2 to close the deficit to 38-19. Vander Velden hit 7 free throws during the run before Johnson ended the quarter with two buckets and Peru leading 41-19 at the half.

Johnson and Christian Howell would get the first two buckets of the third quarter to make it 45-19 and built the lead to 51-23. The two teams would trade free throws before Fuller connected and was answered by a Luke Mattern three to make it 56-28. Fuller would score again before Mattern ended the quarter with two free throws as the Tigers led 58-31 after three.

Two Lester free throws and a bucket from Bailey Gardner would start the fourth quarter as the Tiger lead grew to 62-31 before Kelsheimer got the Apaches on the board. Peru would have five different players score a bucket in the quarter while Wabash was led by Kelsheimer with 4 as Peru rolled to a 71-43 win.

Athlete Name Pts
J. Beauchamp (Sr) 1
Blake Gribben (So) 3
L. Vander Velden (So) 13
Austin Haynes (Jr)
T. Daughtry (Fr) 6
Luke Mattern (Jr) 6
Cal Stone (Sr) 4
Matt Jones (Sr)
K. Kelsheimer (Sr) 6
Derek Vogel (Fr) 2
E. Vander Velden (Fr) 2
Levi Robinson (Sr)
Athlete Name Off Def Tot Reb Ast Stls Blks
J. Beauchamp (Sr) 1 0 1 0 1
L. Vander Velden (So) 4 7 11 1 3 2
Austin Haynes (Jr) 0 1 1 0 0
T. Daughtry (Fr) 1 0 1 0 0
Luke Mattern (Jr) 0 0 1 1
Cal Stone (Sr) 0 2 2 0 1
Matt Jones (Sr) 1 1 2 0 0
K. Kelsheimer (Sr) 1 0 1 1 2
Derek Vogel (Fr) 2 3 5 2 1
E. Vander Velden (Fr) 0 1 1 0 0
Levi Robinson (Sr) 1 0 1 0 1

 

Wabash won the junior varsity contest 57-41.

# Athlete Name Pts FG FGA FG%
Team Totals 57 21 48 44
10 K. Kelsheimer (Fr) 4 2 6 33
12 P. Sodervick (Fr) 6 2 3 67
22 Devin Higdon (So) 0 4 0
23 Blake Gribben (So) 21 8 13 62
30 Jared Holley (Fr) 16 6 14 43
33 E. Vander Velden (Fr) 9 3 6 50
34 Asif Khan (Fr) 0 1 0
4 Austin Black (So) 0 1 0
40 Jesse Allison (Fr) 1 0 0

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