BHJS basketball teams in action
BJHS eighth graders
compile early 1-3 record
Baldwin Junior High School's eighth-grade varsity basketball team has put together a 1-3 record during the early part of the season.
The lone victory was a 45-15 blasting of Prairie View on Jan. 10. Losses have been to Wheatridge (53-36), Eudora (41-32) and Wellsville (41-29).
"Our team defense was outstanding against Prairie View," said coach Ahman Reaka. "Every single player on our team came out and made it a goal to not let Prairie View score. Offensively, we still struggled a bit, but hopefully we can snap out of our offensive rut."
Jeremy Wright had 11 points and John Brown 10 in the win. Ryan Jorgensen topped the rebounding with 10 and had five blocks. Wright had nine points in the Eudora game and Jorgensen had seven rebounds.
In the Wheatridge game, Wright and Jorgensen both had 10 points and Jorgensen had nine rebounds. Against Wellsville, Jorgensen had 13 points and four blocks.
BJHS seventh graders
drop pair of games
The Baldwin Junior High School seventh graders saw their record dip to 2-3 with a pair of losses last week. BJHS fell 52-28 to Wheatridge and 46-30 to Spring Hill.
"We played an aggressive fourth quarter, but we needed to do that the first three as well to beat a quality Wheatridge team," said coach Ted Zuzzio.
Blake Wieden and Alex Rushmeyer both had 10 points against Wheatridge. Taylor Ausherman had six rebounds. Wieden also had five rebounds and six steals.
In the Spring Hill game, Rushmeyer had 15 points, Ausherman had six rebounds and Wieden had five steals.
Eighth-grade JV squads
have mixed bag of results
The Baldwin Junior High School eighth-grade junior varsity teams went 2-1 in recent action. The "Blue" team beat Wheatridge 43-18 and lost to Garnett 49-47 in overtime. The "White" team beat Spring Hill 26-10.
In the Garnett game, Cody Nelson had 20 points and Daniel Morris had 14 points and eight rebounds. Against Wheatridge, Nelson had 12 points and Morris had 10 rebounds. Dale Baker had eight points and Alex Beecher six in the Spring Hill game.
wins one, loses two
The Baldwin Junior High School seventh-grade junior varsity went 1-2 in recent action. BJHS beat Spring Hill 26-18 and lost to Wheatridge (31-16) and Garnett (22-21).
Adam Deere had 16 points in the Spring Hill game. Chris Elniff had six points against Garnett and Braden Buckley had four points against Wheatridge.