Rumpza scores 36 as BP boys roll Cobras 95-84

Published 11:34pm Friday, November 30, 2012

DODGE CENTER — John Rumpza and Michael Thomas combined for 60 points as the Awesome Blossoms beat Triton (0-1 overall) 95-84 in a boys basketball game on the road Friday.

Rumpza, a sophomore center, poured in 36 points on 14-of-19 shooting while grabbing 19 rebounds and Thomas, a senior forward, scored 24 points to go with his six steals, five rebounds and four assists for BP (1-0 overall).

BP led by 20 at the half, but the Cobras made a late run.

“We definitely have a lot to work on defensively, but also offensively,” BP head coach John Bruns said. “We committed 28 turnovers, many of which were converted into fast breaks by the Cobras.”

Triton 33 51 — 84

BP 53 42 — 95

BP scoring: John Rumpza, 36; Michael Thomas, 24; Anthony Nelson, 10; Jimmy Mans, 7; Collin Yankoviak, 6; Weston Fiebiger, 6; Hunter Rudlong, 4; Matthew Worke, 1; Brett Wacek, 1; field goals: 56 percent (36-for-62); three-pointers: 36 percent (4-for-11); free throws: 52 percent (21-for-40); rebounds: 36 (Rumpza, 19); turnovers: 28

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