BEAVERTON – Beaverton Boys varsity basketball defeated Farwell Jan. 7 by a score of 65-38. Roy’s Boys jumped to a 21-6 lead over the Eagles, and maintained a lead throughout the game.
Hogan Hayes dominated the hardwood with a whopping 28 points. Other leading scorers for the Beavers were Carter Johnston with 10; and Spencer Johnston with 9.
Farwell’s leading scorers were Austin Makey with 15; and Austin Tigner with 12.
The Beavers had 21 rebounds to Farwell’s 19. Leading rebounders were Ryan Duvall with 4; and Ronnie Remer with 3.
“After a big game at Sacred Heart on Monday, we didn’t play as well as we have been,” said Coach Roy Johnston.
The win made the Beavers 6-0 overall and 4-0 in the Jack Pine Conference.
Roy’s Boys increased those numbers to 7-0 overall and 5-0 in the Jack Pine Conference on Friday, Jan. 9 when they battled the Bucks from Roscommon.
Beaverton jumped out to a huge lead in the first quarter, leading over Roscommon 22-4. They continued that lead in the second, tallying 15 points to Roscommon’s six; and in spite of a rally in the last two quarters, the Bucks could never recover.
Leading scorers for the Beavers were Spencer Johnston with 15; Hogan Hayes with 12; Ronnie Remer with 10; and Carter Johnston with 9.
Roscommon’s leading scorer was T.J. Murringer.
Beaverton led in rebounds 27-26 over Roscommon. Leading rebounders were Ronnie Remer with 8; Braedon Wolfe with 7; and Ryan Duvall with 6.
“We started out playing well. We were able to work on a few things,” said Coach Johnston. “Our center play improved. Itwas a good week with three wins on the road.”
The Beavers host Gladwin in their Cross County rivalry known as The Battle for Butch on Friday, Jan. 16.