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Philip Scottie boys defeat Edgemont Moguls 86-24

The Philip Scotties basketball team hosted the Edgemont Moguls, Saturday, December 18.

Philip 20 19 23 24 = 86

Edgemont 2 11 4 7 = 24

The Scotties were up against a very young team that, this year, had at total of only 13 players on its varsity and junior varsity roster.

Philip scorers: Kyle Schulz - 18, Tate DeJong - 14, Austin O'Dea and Jordan Hauk - 10 each, Gunner Hook and Thomas Doolittle - 8 each, Beau Ferguson - 6, Jade Nelson - 4, Brandon O'Dea, Jeff O'Connell, Wyatt Kammerer and Cody Reder - 2 each.

Philip field goal percentage - 45 (39 of 87). Edgemont made 7 field goals. Free throw percentage: Philip - 36 (5 of 14), Edgemont - 25 (4 of 16). Philip three point percentage - 20 (1 of 5). Edgemont made two three-pointers.

Edgemont scorers: Treg Schaack and Matt Peters - 11 each, Mason Ostenson - 2.

Philip rebounds - 66. Leaders: Schulz 17, Hauk - 11, Hook and DeJong - 8 each, A. O'Dea - 5, Doolittle and Kammerer - 4 each, Ferguson - 3, Nelson and Reder - 2 each, O'Connell and B. O'Dea - 1 each.

Philip assists - 14. Leaders: DeJong and Reder - 3 each, Kammerer - 2, A. O'Dea, O'Connell, B. O'Dea, Hauk, Ferguson and Doolittle - 1 each.

Philip steals - 15. Leaders: Doolittle - 5, DeJong and Schulz - 2 each, A. O'Dea, O'Connell, Hauk, Nelson, Ferguson, Hook - 1 each.

Philip blocks - 4. Leaders: Hook - 2, Schulz and DeJong - 1 each.

Philip turnovers - 10. Team fouls: Philip - 12, Edgemont - 9.

With not enough players to fully man a junior varsity as well as a varsity game, Edgemont played only two quarters of the junior varsity match. The first quarter ended with the score of 18 to 5, in favor of Philip. The second quarter ended 33-16.

Philip's junior varsity scorers: DeJong - 11, Doolittle - 6, Ferguson - 5, Schaack, Schulz, Kammerer, Quade Slovek and Reder - 2 each, Brian Pfeifle - 1. Edgemont scorers were Schaack - 5, Lathen Stevens and Peters - 4 each, Ostenson - 3.

Philip field goal percentage - 36 (14 of 39). Edgemont made 5 field goals. Free throw percentage: Philip - 33 (2 of 6), Edgemont - 23 (3 of 13). Philip three point percentage - 25 (1 of 4). Edgemont made one three-pointer.

Philip rebounds - 35. Leaders: W. Schaack - 8, DeJong - 7, Ferguson - 6, Cassidy Schnabel - 3, Gavin Brucklacher, Slovek and Doolittle - 2 each, Casey Reder, Dustin Hand, Schulz, Kammerer and Cody Reder - 1 each.

Philip assists - 2. Leader: Doolittle - 2. Philip steals - 7. Leaders: Doolittle - 3, DeJong - 2, Cody Reder and Kammerer - 1 each.

Philip turnovers - 15. Team fouls: Philip - 14, Edgemont - 5.

The Philip Scotties traveled to Kadoka to challenge the Kougars, Tuesday, December 21. The Scotties will next play Friday, January 7, in Murdo against the Jones County Coyotes. Philip will compete in the White River Classic, Saturday, January 8. The Jones County Boys' Basketball Tournament will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday, January 13-15.