Boys Basketball: Eagles make history with victory over Monroe

 

The Skyline boys’ basketball team used a huge second quarter on Friday night and made a little history as the Eagles cruised to an easy 79-35 win over host Monroe.

The Eagles improved to 3-0 on the season and meet undefeated and city rival Huron (3-0) on Tuesday in early season SEC Red Division showdown.

The Eagles added an impressive chapter to the program’s record books with their win. It was the school’s 100th boys’ basketball victory.

Brandon Wade scored a team-high 24 points and became the first player in school history to score more than 1,000 points in a career. Wade, the talented point guard, has already committed to Division 1 Duquesne University.

While the Eagles were racking up 79 points, their aggressive and pressure defense held Monroe to just 35 points. Skyline led 14-9 after one quarter and then blew the game open with a 22-8 second quarter for a 36-17 halftime lead. The Eagles outscored the hosts 13-9 in the third quarter and 30-9 in the fourth quarter.

Jack Ammerman scored 15 points and Ryan Wade and Christian Knox each scored eight the Eagles.

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