The MSAE boys 8th grade boys basketball
team lost at New London Friday in a hard fought game, 50-45. New London
built a ten point lead with 2 minutes to go. The Pioneers cut it to 4
points with a minute left, but never got any closer. Justin Heaton led
the team in scoring with 15, Michael Macey had 11; Donny Revolinski and
Christian Hoffman both tossed in 5, and Sam Goldstein had 4. Cecil Plaut
handed out 6 assists, and had 2 points. Chris Gautherat had some quality
minutes as backup point guard, and Josh Adams, Nick Johnson, Dan and Max
Steinberg all contributed off the bench with defense and rebounding.
The Pioneers record is now 1-4 and they play Monday
at home Vs. Van Buren.