The Wolves welcomed the Concordia Thunder to their gym for their Home Opener.
The Wolves opened the scoring from #9 Joshua Burnstad with back to back buckets, in front of a busy season opener crowd. Concordia was quick to respond with a bucket from #4 Lucas Turchet. Manny Iloka drained a 3 late in the quarter to come within 1 of the Thunder. Manny then drives down the lane for a 2 to put the Wolves up 1. Concordia responded and the quarter ended 20-20.
To start the quarter Concordia's #2 Nicholas Gibb hit a 3 point shot, followed by another 3 pointer from #6 Luka Korosec. The Thunder went up by 9. Wolves attempted to close the gap, a big 3 by #13 Darian Goertzen took the score within 6. Half ended 39-33.
Half time was brought to you by the Adrenaline Athletics Cheer Team. Three different age groups performed a variety of cheers as they entertained the crowd.
Closing the third quarter, Wolves were down by 8. Tough defense from the Thunder and they go up 12. The game ended 77-65 Concordia.
Player of the Game for the Concordia Thunder was #2 Nicholas Gibb with 11 points and for the GPRC Wolves #13 Darian Goertzen with 9 points. Both teams are back in action tomorrow at 3pm at the GPRC gymnasium.