IMS hosted Winfield-Mt. Union in a make-up game Monday and scored a decisive win over the Wolves by the score of 68-26. Twelve players scored for IMS on the evening, as the hosts jumped to a 24-8 first quarter lead. IMS then went on a 14-0 run in the second quarter to lead 38-8 at the half.
Trevor Leyden drilled four treys enroute to 16 points and dished for five assists to lead the way, and Caleb Gingerch was also in double figures with 11 points on 4-5 from the floor, including a triple. Eli Ours scored nine points with two treys and dished for six assists, and Kobe Borntrager scored eight points on 4-4 from the floor. Jeremy Niemeyer scored five points and Blake Bontrager, Cody Jones, and John Hughes each scored four points, with Jones also knocking down a three. Louis Etienne, Drew Blauvelt and Noah Miller each scored two points and Aaron Hershberger completed the scoring with one free throw.
Hughes led with seven rebounds and Niemeyer had six. Bontrager had four assists and three steals, and Etienne also had three steals. Gingerich, Borntrager and Ours had two steals apiece.
Coach Dwight Gingerich said “It was really good to get the game in and for everyone to get into the action. Our defense was active and we moved the ball well on offense. I have not been able to get a team practice in for two weeks so our opportunities to improve are limited. I like how the guys are responding to the uncertainty we’ve experienced.”
IMS goes to 10-5 in conference play, 11-6 overall.