posted on December 01, 2008 14:00
The Yellow Jackets picked up a pair of wins this past weekend at the US Bank Thanksgiving Classic in Rapid City, South Dakota. Friday, the Yellow Jackets got off to a sluggish start against Peru State trailing by one point at halftime 24-23. In the second half the Yellow Jackets outscored Peru 48-31 to take the game 71-55. The Yellow Jackets were led by sophomore Cain Atkinson with 18 points. Sophomore Clay Pottorff had 13 points, sophomore Luke Enos had 12 points, and sophomore Will John Johnson added 11 points and 12 rebounds.
Saturday, the Yellow Jackets got off to a better start behind strong outside shooting from Clay Pottorff connecting on three shots behind the arc to give the Yellow Jackets a commanding 45-28 lead at halftime. In the second half the Yellow Jackets kept their lead taking the game 81-63. The Yellow Jackets were led by Clay Pottorff with 16 points. Cain Atkinson and Will John Johnson each had 13 points. Johnson also had 12 rebounds on the afternoon. Sophomore Travis Haney chipped in 10 points.
The 6-1 Yellow Jackets will be home this weekend to open Dakota Athletic Conference play against Mayville State University and Dakota State University. Please check the schedule for game times. If you are unable to attend the game please visit the BHSU Athletics Webpage to view the games through pay per view.