Tricounty News

EV-W boys’ basketball team wins opener

At SJP Christmas Tournament

The Eden Valley-Watkins basketball team bounced Milaca, 72-54, in the opening round of the St. John’s Prep Christmas Tournament, Thursday, Dec. 19. Eagles’ Brett Mattice went for 27 points and surpassed the 1,000-career point milestone in the process. Jared Streit added 18 points and teammate Austin Schlangen posted 13 points, en route to EV-W’s victory. Other scoring contributors for the Eagles were Alex Nesenson, with 8 points, Reese Jansen had 3 points, Nick Pauly finished with 2 points, and James DeShaun scored a free throw.