Boys get road win

Trevor Leyden

IMS traveled to Winfield Tuesday and bolted to a 29-6 first quarter lead on the way to a 67-22 win over the Wolves. Cole Ours knocked down consecutive threes to give IMS a 6-0 lead, and Trevor Leyden connected on two more treys in the frame. It was 45-11 at the half, as eleven players saw action. The mercy rule kicked in one minute into the third quarter as IMS reserves saw the majority of time in the second half.

IMS was led by Leyden’s 15 points on the evening, including three triples. Cole Ours and Mitchell Schmieder scored nine points apiece, Reggie Borntrager, Isaiah Swantz and Blake Bontrager each had six points, Jeremy Niemeyer had five points, Cody Jones scored four, Cameron Roser-Peet had three points, and Eli Ours and Kobe Borntrager scored two apiece.

Caleb Gingerich had a team-high six assists and Reggie Borntrager and Schmieder shared rebounding honors with five apiece. Cole Ours had three steals, and Reggie Borntrager, Eli Ours, Gingerich and Schmieder each picked up two steals. Bontrager and Kobe Borntrager each pulled down four rebounds, and Eli Ours, Roser-Peet, Reggie Borntrager, Kobe Borntrager, Schmieder and Bontrager had two assists apiece.

Coach Dwight Gingerich said “we shot the ball very well, and the ball movement was excellent, leading to good shots. Defensively, our pressure was solid early, helping us to get out to a really good start.”

IMS goes to 11-2 in the conference, 13-2 overall, and next plays Friday at Waco.