Grand Meadow beats Lyle-Pacelli boys for SEC West title

Published 9:42 pm Thursday, February 14, 2013

GRAND MEADOW — The Grand Meadow boys basketball team clinched the SEC West Division when it beat Lyle-Pacelli 71-56 in GM Thursday.

Bryce Benson paced the Superlarks (14-9 overall, 12-4 SEC) with 23 points as GM its first conference title since 1989.

“We got off to a slow start, but the kids did a good job of buying in and listening,” GM head coach Bob Burmester said. “They’ve played hard every night and a lot of credit goes to my brother Chad, who helped out a lot to make this happen.”

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David Diang led LP (12-11 overall, 10-6 SEC) with 20 points and 10 rebounds.

LP 25 31 — 56

GM 34 37 — 71

GM scoring: Bryce Benson, 23; Andrew Riedemann, 15; Trenton Bleifus, 11; Landon Jacobson, 8; Mike Ojulu, 6; Collin Jacobson, 6; Andrew Bell, 2

LP scoring: David Diang, 20; Skylar Meyer, 12; Jordan Hart, 9; Jordan Cotter, 6; Braden Kocer, 5; Stephen Juenger, 4