Feb. 24, 2009

Pinny boys look to stay unbeaten in NEMC amidst 20-point win over Tawas


PINCONNING — Pinconning's boys’ basketball team is one step away from running through an unbeaten North East Michigan Conference season after defeating Tawas Area at home on Tuesday, 64-44.

Pinny took a 12-point halftime lead while holding the Braves to just 14 points in the first two quarters, then went inside to Lucas Foco to built its lead in the second half.

Foco scored 16 of his game-high 23 points in the second half as the Spartans improved to 14-4 (9-0 NEMC). Andrew Holbrook added 14 points and Casey Pashak had 11.

Jesse Siwek led Tawas (9-7, 4-5) with 15 points, Jeff Janis added 14 and D.J. Decker scored 10.

Pinny, which has already clinched its first league title since 2000, will try to finish off its league slate with an unblemished mark at home against rival Standish-Sterling on Friday.


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