RAYVILLE—The Glenbrook Apaches improved their record to 17-4 with a 71-31 win over Riverfield in Rayville on Friday.
"We had four players with double digits tonight, we rebounded well and played well defensively, which was good for us as a team," Glenbrook head coach Chris Kourvelas said. "We still are struggling from the free-throw line though, going 12 of 25 is not what we need, especially if we are lucky enough to get to post season play and games may come down to free throws."
Zach Specht (14 points and 14 rebounds) and Terez "Mookie" Mack (11 points and 10 rebounds) both turned in double-doubles to lead the Apaches. Devin James led the team in points with 17 and Austin Palmier added 10 points and six rebounds. Cade Spurlock scored seven points and pulled down 10 rebounds, Caydan Maloney had six points and nine rebounds and Jacob White scored six points.
"Specht played well with another double-double and Mookie played well too posting a double-double of his own," Kourvelas said.
The Apaches led 21-8 after the first quarter and imrpoved their lead to 42-21 at the half. The Apaches out-scored the Raiders 20-6 and 9-4 in the final two quarter to get the 71-31 win.
Despite the big win, Kourvelas sees some things his team needs to work on.
"We need to master the fundamental of finishing easy shots, even when we are challenged by a defender (foul or no foul)," he said. "And we must master the fundamental of stopping our opponents from driving in the lane for a basket. We do play good defense though, but if we are able to master a few issues on the court, we have the potential to do great things down the road."
Glenbrook will take on Claiborne Academy on Tuesday.
"We have another tough test on Tuesday when we travel to Claiborne. Going on the road to play anywhere is tough enough, but playing at Claiborne will definitely be a difficult test for us," Kourvelas said.