By Bob Eak
SOUTHWICK – In the second game of a doubleheader at Southwick, the Sabis Bulldogs used a fast paced offense to run past the host Rams in a boys basketball game Monday night, 63-38.
Both teams started off the game playing excellent defense with Sabis creeping out to a 6-2 lead. The Bulldogs then went on a 14-2 run the rest of the opening quarter to lead 20-5.
Sabis employed a full court press after scoring, forcing Southwick to commit eight turnovers, leading to Bulldogs scores.
Sabis forced a fast pace in the second quarter, leading to multiple Southwick miscues and fouls. The Bulldogs outscored the Rams, 16-10, giving them a 36-15 halftime lead.
The fast pace continued into the third quarter.
Sabis was gunning from all over the court, making three 3-pointers in the quarter. Five different Southwick players scored in the quarter, but the visiting Bulldogs ran out to a 57-25 lead going into the final stanza.
Southwick regrouped and mounted a charge of their own in the fourth quarter, outscoring Sabis, 13-6. Jordan Drzyzga, Liam Poole, and Brennen Vinesett all made three-pointers for the Rams in the fourth.
A flurry of Southwick baskets during a 10-4 streak at the end of the game made
the final score 63-38. Sabis shot 81.2% from the
free throw line, making 13 of 16. Nine different Rams scored in the game, led by Vinesett with nine points, including a pair of three-pointers. Leighton Billings and Liam Poole added 8 and 5, respectively. A total of 10 Bulldogs contributed with points. Senior Tre Hodge led the effort with 15, followed by Sidney Borges and Alex Williams with 10 each.