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Grand Meadow boys top LeRoy-Ostrander

GRAND MEADOW — Trenton Bleifus and Bryce Benson combined for 40 points as the Grand Meadow boys basketball team beat LeRoy-Ostrander 76-55 in GM Monday.

The Superlarks (7-9 overall, 4-7 SEC) led 44-17 at the half.

“The boys came out and played very well in the first half especially on the defensive end,” GM head coach Chad Burmester said. “Offensively we moved the ball and were able to get good looks and we did a nice job of rotating out of our press.”

The Cardinals pulled closer in they second half as they finished with 10 three-pointers as a team. Nate Bunne hit six threes and scored 18 points to lead L-O (1-15 overall, 0-10 SEC).

LO 17 38 — 55

GM 44 32 — 76

GM scoring: Trenton Bleifus, 21; Bryce Benson, 19; Mike Ojulu, 8; Collin Jacobson, 7; Landon Jacobson, 6; Dezmon Johnson, 5; Andrew Bell, 4; Andrew Riedemann, 4; Jamison Schneckloth, 2; free throws: 45 percent (10-for-22)

LO scoring: Nate Bunne, 18; Josh Royston, 14; Mitch Scaglione, 9; Dom Lazzara, 7; Tony Steinkamp, 7; free throws: 16 percent (1-for-6)