Stillwater News Press

November 21, 2012

Lazenby's high scoring night carries Glencoe past Shidler

By Andrew Glover
Stillwater NewsPress

STILLWATER, Okla. — Jake Lazenby entered the season with big shoes to fill for the Panthers as his brother John, an all-stater graduated last season. Last Friday, against Shidler, Lazenby shot lights out as he scored 28 points in a 102-60 victory.

“He was 20 points of our offense,” Lazenby said of his older brother. “We need someone to do that.”

Coach John Lazenby said Jake is a good shooter adding he’s improved his game by looking for higher quality shots.

“He’s putting the ball on the floor and driving to the rim,” coach said. “It’s led to more opportunities at the free throw line.”

Jake said he was feeling good and was confident with is shot.

“My teammates made good passes and gave me great looks at the basket,” Lazenby said.

Jake said driving to the basket has made him a better basketball player.

“I’ve always been able to shoot the three,” Lazenby said. “I knew to be a better player, I had to add something to my game.”

Honorable Mentions

Ty Lazenby, Glencoe

Lazenby was the second leading scorer with 18 points in the Panthers’ 102-60 victory. The Panthers had four score in double-figures.

Hunter Hall, Glencoe

Hall contributed 17 points against Shidler on Friday. The Panthers are averaging 90 points in their first two games of the season.

Kagen Castlebury, Glencoe

Castlebury scored 16 points in Glencoe’s victory over Shilder on Friday. The Panthers started the season 2-0.

Tony Aska, Coyle

Fresh off the football field, Aska led the Bluejackets in scoring with 23 points in Coyle’s rout of Carney on Friday.

Ryan Weathers, Coyle

Weathers scored 11 points to help Coyle defeat Carney 68-29. The Bluejackets led by double digits most of the game.

Scott VanDorn, Morrison

VanDorn led the Wildcats’ rushing attack against the top-ranked Wynnewood Savages with 51 yards on 11 carries. The junior running back converted a first down with a six-yard reception.

Jordan Quinata, Morrison

Quinata didn’t post as high of a rushing total with only 17 yards but scored Morrison’s only touchdown against Wynnewood with a 7-yard run. The freshman running back caught a 35-yard pass in the first half and caught another for 17.