Game Stats

2003-2004 Parchment Varsity Basketball Game #10

NOTE: The stats below were taken from the Kalamazoo Gazette.

Individual Statistics

Player Pts
#11     0   
#13     12
#15     3
#21     3 
#23     6 
#25     -  
#31     0 
#33     12
#35     -  
#41     10
#43     0

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Comstock pressures Parchment, 55-46

Wednesday, January 14, 2004

By Del Newell

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Tuesday night's prep basketball game at Parchment matched youth versus experience.

Score one for experience.

Comstock, with three seniors in the starting lineup, pressured Parchment, which started three sophomores, into a flurry of turnovers before halftime and late in the fourth quarter and scored a 55-46 non-league victory.

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"Defense definitely was the key," said Comstock coach Mike McKinley after the Colts had forced 21 turnovers and turned at least four of them into instant points.

"We got some easy baskets and it gave us confidence. I told our guys they were wearing down. They made some mistakes and we were able to capitalize."

With the three sophomores -- guard Alex Wolf, and forwards Austin Patton and Matt Chappell -- playing like veterans, it was Parchment, however, which grabbed a 24-16 lead in the first half.

But just before halftime, four consecutive turnovers brought Comstock back and the point-swapping was in full swing until less than three minutes remained in the game. Then, Steve Everett, Comstock's 6-foot-6 senior center, was on the payoff end of a pass from Blaine Burnett, was fouled and converted a three-point play to move the Colts ahead for good, 44-39.

Before that the game had been tied on six occasions and the lead changed hands 13 times.

Burnett, one of three seniors starting for Comstock (5-2), was moved inside by McKinley in the second half and his penetration and passing broke down Parchment's 2-3 zone.

"We were trying with our zone to keep the ball out of Everett's hands because he's such a jumping-jack around the basket," said Parchment coach Larry Bailey.

"I thought they did a good thing by putting Burnett at the free throw line. Trying to take away two things in the middle left some open shots, especially for (Dustin) Wuis. He hit some nice bombs."

Wuis splashed in four long-range triples and finished with 14 points. Everett also had 14, hauled down a game-high nine rebounds and blocked three shots, one an NBA-rejection at the free throw line. Burnett chipped in with 11 points.

Everett had eight of his points in the fourth quarter when the Colts outscored Parchment 21-11.

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Wolf and Patton each had 12 points for Parchment, and senior Kyle Pfost chipped in with 10. The Panthers were on target from the free throw line, swishing 13 of 16 chances, with Wolf a perfect 6-for-6.

Although disappointed with the loss, after the game Bailey was upbeat and looking ahead.

"I told the kids no matter what happened tonight, no Parchment team has been anywhere near the top of the league since 1989," Bailey said of his Panthers, who are 5-5 overall but 3-1 and sharing first in the Kalamazoo Valley Association.

Player 2PtM 2PtA % 3PtM 3PtA %  FTM FTA FT% Pts Reb Blk Stl Ast 
#13     3     9  33  0    2   0  6   6  100  12  2   1   2   4      
#23     0     0   0  2    3  67  0   0    0   6  3   0   0   0  
#33     4     7  57  0    0   0  4   4  100  12  6   0   1   1   
Team   12    30  40  3    8  38 13  16   81  46 20   3   7   7      

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Article from the Tuesday, January 13th Kalamazoo Gazette:

KVA Standings

Team      Wins  Losses
Parchment    3    1
Paw Paw      3    1
K. Christian 2    1
Pennfield    2    2
Delton       1    2
Hackett      1    2
G-A          0    3

Prep Basketball Scoring Leaders



Gazette Area Prep Basketball Ratings

Class B

Class C

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