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Philip Scottie boys' basketball team trounces Rapid City Comets 64-35

James Williamson shows his timing in putting in a field goal.

The Scotties hosted the Rapid City Christian Comets on Friday, February 2, in a Western Great Plains boys basketball game. Philip took the win 64-35.

Philip now has a season record of 4-10 overall, and 2-5 in conference play.

Philip 17 12 20 15 = 64

RC Christian 9 10 5 11 = 35

Scottie leading scorers: Allen Hauk - 17, Casey Elshere - 13, James Williamson - 11, Jake Mathews - 7, Jeb Stewart - 4, Alex Moos and Caleb Clements - 2 each.

Field goal percentages: Philip - 42 (28 of 67), RC Christian - 28 (14 of 50). Free throw percentages: Philip - 32 (6 of 14), RC Christian - 33 (6 of 18).

Rebounds: Philip - 40, RC Christian - 16. Philip leaders: Elshere - 8, Dexter Livermont and Clements - 6 each, Mathews and Moos - 5 each, Hauk and Stewart - 4 each, J. Williamson and Rob Williamson - 1 each.

Assists: Philip - 18, RC Christian - 4. Philip leaders: Mathews - 8, Hauk - 3, Livermont and Elshere - 2 each, Moos, Stewart and Richard Williamson - 1 each.

Steals: Philip - 8, RC Christian - N/A. Philip leaders: J. Williamson, Hauk and Mathews - 2 each, Livermont and Clements - 1 each.

Turnovers: Philip - 12, RC Christian - 8. Fouls: Philip - 16, RC Christian - 11.

The junior varsity game went just as badly for the Rapid City Christian Comets, with a final score of 29-11.

Philip scorers: Clements - 12, Ri. Williamson - 5, Anthony Iwan and Karch Foley - 3 each, Ro. Williamson, Theo Fitch and Devin Ehlers - 2 each.

Rebounds: Philip - 14, RC Christian - 11. Philip leaders: Clements - 5, Ri. Williamson - 3, Foley - 2, Ro. Williamson, Fitch, Iwan and Tim Wells - 1 each.

Assists: Philip - 6, RC Christian - N/A. Philip leaders: Ri. Williamson, Ro. Williamson, Stewart, Clements, Fitch and Ehlers - 1 each.

Steals: Philip - 8. Philip leaders: Ri. Williamson, Ro. Williamson and Clements - 2 each, Iwan and Foley - 1 each.

The next game for the Scotties will be at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, February 9, with Philip hosting the Lyman Raiders.