Lake City falls at the buzzerIt was a thrilling end to an upset as the Lake City boys basketball team was handed its first loss of the season against Stewartville Tuesday 40-38 on a last-second shot.
By: R-E Sports Staff, The Republican Eagle
It was a thrilling end to an upset as the Lake City boys basketball team was handed its first loss of the season against Stewartville Tuesday 40-38 on a last-second shot.
Stewartville’s Jack Howell got an offensive rebound in the final seconds and made the put back as the buzzer sounded to give Stewartville its first win of the season against previously undefeated Lake City.
The biggest lead of the game came in the opening minutes when Stewartville (1-5) jumped ahead 6-0. Lake City’s largest lead was four points. There were eight lead changes and four ties in the game.
Junior Ben Schramski led Lake City (6-1) with 12 points. Senior Zach Hinrichs added 10 points and eight rebounds. Junior Jake Griebenow contributed 10 points in the loss.
Will Gisler led Stewartville with 12 points and Tyler Schmitz tallied 11 points.
Lake City was outrebounded 33-30 and committed 12 turnovers to Stewartville’s nine. Lake City shot 16 of 42 from the field, including 5 of 13 on 3-pointers.
“We missed a lot of easy opportunities early and our shot selection late in the game with the lead left a lot to be desired,” Lake City head coach Shawn Sweeney said.
Lake City hosts a Christmas tournament Dec. 27-28.