Rebel boys lose third consecutive game

Published 5:49 am Wednesday, December 30, 2009

A poor shooting night led to a 64-42 loss for the United South Central boys’ basketball team Tuesday at the Blue Earth Invitational against Granada-Huntley-East Chain.

The Rebels (3-3) shot 24 percent from the field in the first half and struggled with the Mustangs zone defense throughout the game.

After starting the season 3-0 USC has lost its last three consecutive games.

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Riley Swearingen led all scorers with 25 points for the Rebels while Mason Teachout led GHEC with 24.

GHEC 26 38 — 64

USC 15 27 — 42

USC scoring: Riley Swearingen 25, Kyle Bauman 5, Nick Fure 4, Chris Melby 4, Taylor Ovrebo 2, Eric Lackey 2.

GHEC scoring: Mason Teachout 24, Jordan Stennes 12, Kole Kristenson 8, Brandon meester 8, Doug Garry 8, Connor Garry 2.