Maharishi School improved its season's record to 8-5, but
not before overcoming some early foul trouble. With less than 5 minutes
gone in the game, starters David Dannemann and Zach Silverman had led the
team to a 15-9 advantage, but left the game with three fouls apiece. With
3:35 left in the second quarter, the visiting Lions knotted the score at
But Noah Loin hit a three-point shot and Michael Hauptman scored 7 of the
next 9 points for the Pioneers. Then, Zach returned to hit a three-pointer
just before the buzzer for a 36-27 halftime lead. After the intermission,
Zach hit another three-pointer, then a two-pointer,
and Michael added two more to complete a 14-0 run. Silverman had a team-high 22 points for the game, and Hauptman was next with 13
The foul trouble provided opportunities for others, and they made
significant contributions. Jonathan Jarvis had 8 points, Will Carlisle 7
points, and Noah Loin 5 points coming off the bench.
David Dannemann had 10 points and Chris Lynch added 7 points, plus several
assists, as Maharishi School got its most balanced scoring of the season.
Earlier in the evening, the varsity girls made a valiant effort while
falling to the Cardinal Stritch girls, who are undefeated and ranked
second statewide in Class 1A. Stritch led by only eight points entering
the final quarter, before pulling away. Taylor Ross led the girls with 20
points, followed by Amellia Schuldt with 15 points.
the games, the Homecoming Court was
The next game for the varsity squads will be against Harmony at the
Field House on Tuesday, January 22, beginning with the girls at
December match-up at Harmony, the boys won 81-70 behind Silverman's
career-best 44 points. The girls held an eight-point halftime lead before
eventually losing and are looking forward to their rematch.