Manawa wins battle of Wolves
Manawa's Conner Scheid puts pressure on Wisconsin Valley Lutheran's Bjorn Leafbald as Leafbald brings the ball up the court. Holly Neumann Photo
Gorman leads Manawa boys
By Holly Neumann
The Manawa boys’ basketball team remained undefeated in Central Wisconsin-North Conference play Jan. 18 after handing Wisconsin Valley Lutheran a 65-16 defeat.
Nathan Gorman and Tanner Nienhaus scored 12 points each in the first half to give the Wolves a 39-10 lead at the break.
Manawa proved to be too hard to handle in the second half and outscored Wisconsin Valley Lutheran 26-6.
Gorman led all players with 17 points, followed by Nienhaus with 12.
Bjorn Leafblad led Wisconsin Valley Lutheran with six points.
Manawa improved to 6-0 in the CWC-East and 6-6 overall, while the Wolves fell to 2-4 in the CWC-East and 2-6 overall.