In tonights game the Rustler take a close win off the visiting Huskies. The first quarter started off with high energy from both teams. The Rustlers and Huskies traded baskets for most of the first quarter ended it with the Rustlers only up by 2 points. The Rustlers came out in the second strong increasing their lead by 12 point halfway through the second. The largest lead change of the game slowly deminished as the HUskies chiped away at the Rustlers defense. The Huskies #10 Dante Dinter hit 5 three's in that quarter alone allowing for them to come back in before the half. The Rustlers go into half time up 1 point, the score 40-39. Coming into the third the Rustlers found their way to the basket as and give their selves a little lead going into the fourth. The Rustler were able to keep a small lead throughout the fourth which helped as their last field goal came at the 4:30 minute mark. The Huskies tough defense turned into points for them as the the contiued to keep the Rustlers from score. However, foul trouble later by the Huskies would put the Rustlers on the line where they knocked down their shots to keep them up by 3 points. The Huskies were unable to hit a three to tie up the game in the last seconds of the game the Rustlers win 74-71. Players of the game for the Rustlers #1 Adrian Richards with 17 points and 8 assists, for the Huskies #10 Dante Dinter with 25 points and 3 rebounds.
Rustlers win tonight at home against the Huskies
Jan 18, 2019