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Morris clinches West Central South title

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By West Central Tribune

MORRIS -- The Morris Area boys basketball earned at least a share of the West Central South Conference title with a 68-47 win over Yellow Medicine East Monday.

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The Tigers (13-2, 18-3) lead defending champion Montevideo (10-3, 15-6) by 2½ games. Morris can clinch the conference outright with a Thunder Hawks' loss in any of their last three league games. Montevideo travels to BOLD today. The Tigers finish their conference schedule March 3 at Paynesville.

Twelve players scored at least one points for Morris, led by Eric Riley with 13 points and Tyler Meichsner with 11. Taylor Nohl pulled down eight boards and Jackson Henrich had seven.

Taylor Olson paced the Sting (0-14, 2-18) with 18 points and seven rebounds. Anton Leiseth followed with 11 points.

Morris 68, YME 47

YME (0-14, 2-18) 19 28 -- 47

Morris (13-2, 18-3) 37 31 -- 68

YELLOW MEDICINE EAST - 20-50 FG (3-9 3-pt); 4-8 FT; 25 rebounds; 13 fouls ... Scoring: Cameron Zens 2, Taylor Olson 18, Anton Leiseth 11, Destry Skjefte 4, Brian Rosenau 7, Karl Hegna 4 ... 3-point shots: Olson 3 ... Rebound leaders: Olson 7 ... Assist leaders: Leiseth 4 ... Steal leaders: none

MORRIS - 27-62 FG (2-10 3-pt); 12-17 FT; 41 rebounds; 13 fouls ... Scoring: Cory Hennen 3, Taylor Nohl 4, Matt Wulf 2, Tyler Meichsner 11, Daniel Tiernan 5, Eric Riley 13, Lincoln Arnold 9, Chris Scott 8, Grant Gagner 1, Travis Rinkenberger 2, Josh Love 2, Jackson Henrich 8 ... 3-point shots: Meichsner 1, Tiernan 1 ... Rebound leaders: Nohl 8, Henrich 7 ... Assist leaders: Henrich 4 ... Steal leaders: Scott 4, Hennen 3

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