Boys Basketball: Balance tips the scales toward Pierz

Five players reached double figures and another pair scored seven points as Pierz outran visiting Staples Motley 72-65, Saturday.

Sophomores Jonny Kasper (14), Aaron Weber (13), Michael Meyer (11) and Nick Herold (10) and junior Ethan Lochner (10) all scored in double figures for Pierz, which sprinted to a 44-31 halftime lead.

Junior Robbie Skiba and sophomore Noah Boser added seven points apiece.

Lochner also grabbed 10 rebounds to finish with a double-double and blocked three shots, Weber pulled down eight rebounds and Kapser distributed five assists.

Pierz was very efficient from the field, shooting 61 percent on two-point attempts and 46 percent from beyond the arc.