Lyle-Pacelli boys rally past Fillmore Central

Published 10:51 pm Thursday, December 21, 2017

The Lyle-Pacelli boys basketball team used a strong second half effort to beat Fillmore Central (1-5 overall) 68-60 in Pacelli Gym Thursday.

The Athletics trailed by five points at the break and they came out with energy to take over in the second half. Freshman Zach Bollingberg had 21 points to lead LP (4-4 overall).

Lyle-Pacelli’s Cole Walter steps forward to pass during the first half Thursday night at Pacelli. Eric Johnson/

“Zach Bollingberg played his best game as a varsity player tonight,” LP head coach Scott Koenigs said. “We started working a little bit harder and hustling a little harder and it made a huge difference in the game. We got some loose balls, saved some possessions and we were able to hold them off.”

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FC 34  26    60

LP 29  39    68

LP scoring: Zach Bollingberg, 21; Frederico Pulagarin, 20; Jed Nelson, 13; Trinity Anderson, 10; Joseph Maas, 3; Cole Walter, 1; free throws: 66 percent (12-for-18)

Lyle-Pacelli’s Frederico Pulgarin dumps a pass off coming off the break in the first half against Fillmore Central Thursday night at Pacelli. Eric Johnson/