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By Kerry Rodd
Pine Knot News Sports 

Esko downs Bombers on the hardwood

 

February 8, 2019

Dan Saletel / Pine Knot Sports

Esko's Riley Fischer (21) and Barnum's Samuel Goodwin (15) get tangled up as they grapple for a loose ball Friday night in Esko.

After three days off school due to cold weather, two of the top high school boys basketball programs in the area hit the hardwood in Esko as the Eskomos hosted the Barnum Bombers. The Eskomos got big nights from Payton Wefel and Trevor Spindler and rode their 3-point shooting to a 71-51 home victory.

Spindler finished with a game high 29 points while Wefel was nearly as hot with 26 points for the Eskomos. The pair knocked down 13 three-pointers in the game.

"They both played incredibly and got into a rhythm," said Esko coach Derek Anderson. "They both shoot a lot of threes and can get hot a...



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