Boys Basketball: Skyline Eagles Express keeps on rolling


That train you heard Tuesday night coming from Ann Arbor was the Eagle Express that pulled into the station with another victory as the train just keeps on rolling down the line.

While the Skyline offense wasn’t perfectly in tune in the first half the Eagles were able to still build a 21-10 lead over visiting Lincoln and never looked back in an 83-53 win.

Skyline (12-0 overall, 5-0 in SEC RED Conference play) hosts league rival Monroe on Friday.

Skyline had some uncharacteristic turnovers in the first half against the Railsplitters. The Eagles also did not shoot a great percentage but kept up the pressure defense to hold a 40-27 lead at halftime.

Skyline started the third quarter stronger and continued to build the lead throughout the second half, switching up the defensive looks with better positioning, rebounding and settling in to a better rhythm offensively.

Senior Brandon Wade had 26 points finishing 9 of 10 from 2 point range, attacking the basket to go with 6 rebounds, 9 assists and 6 steals.

Ryan Wade was great on both ends of the court defending Lincoln’s Amari Frye and contributing 23 points, hitting 5 of 11 from three-point range with 3 rebounds and 2 assists.

Senior Jack Ammerman had 10 points and 5 assists including an outstanding move to end the third quarter on a pullback jumper.

DeSean Munson had 13 points with a couple thunder dunks with 7 rebounds and 4 blocks. Kabir Bergin had a great game with 6 points, 11 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals. Chris Cayton had 3 points and Charlie Fry had 2 points.

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