Posted On: 01/5/21 9:50 PM

Winner outlasted 9th ranked Chamberlain 59-52 to improve to 6-1 on the season.  Winner was led by the 1-2 punch of Brady FritzBradyFritz6'2" | SGWinner | 2021StateSD and Blake VolmerBlakeVolmer6'2" | SGWinner | 2023StateSD

Warrior Ball Movement.  Winner shot an outstanding 23-41 for the game.  With the Cubs short-handed a top player, their defense moved slower and could not keep up with the continuity of the Winner offense.  Ball movement was rapid and player movement off ball was a constant.  Winner spent most of the game taking rhythm threes, open transition lay-ups, and high percentage halfcourt shots.  They totaled 17 assists on the 23 makes with junior Slade Cournoyer producing a team high six assists.  Guys like Cournoyer and junior Jackson Vesely did a lot of the dirty work away from the big point totals while Fritz and Volmer took advantage scoring efficiently. 

Two Way Sophomore. Six-foot-2/6-foot-3 sophomore Blake VolmerBlakeVolmer6'2" | SGWinner | 2023StateSD had what could be called a breakout showing.  He came into the game averaging 15 points and nine boards a contest so he’s played well, but tonight he denied Priebe throughout the night making every Priebe shot attempt a contested one.  Volmer than went the other way and scored an efficient 17

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