IMS traveled to Columbus Junction Friday and returned with a 79-32 win over the Wildcats. IMS jumped to a 13-2 lead after four minutes and led 24-8 after one period. It was IMS 48-19 at the half, as Dallas Nye scored all 13 of his points before intermission to lead the way. IMS pushed it to 61-23 four minutes into the third period and the continuous clock kicked in the rest of the way.
IMS was paced by Cameron Gingerich with 19 points, and Joel Shetler came off the bench to score 13 points on 6-7 from the floor and pull down five rebounds. Reggie Hostetler also reached double figures with 12 points and had a team-high nine rebounds. Justin Boller added eight points, including two three-point goals, and six rebounds. Peyton Thompson had seven points, Tanner Leyden tallied five, and Zach Hill completed the scoring with two points. Nye had five assists and two steals, while Hostetler, Thompson, and Eli Gingerich each passed for four assists. Boller and Cameron Gingerich added three assists apiece. Nye and Hill each had three rebounds.
Coach Dwight Gingerich said “we were able to play at a pretty high intensity level early and then maintain it for the most part. Again, when we move the ball well, we get good looks and shoot so much better.”
IMS goes to 12-2 and next plays against Pekin Tuesday at home.