(December 4th, 2014) – EDON: Pulling into station at Edon, the eighth grade Locomotives were ready for their confrontation with the Bomber boys.
This was reflected in the final score, as Montpelier took the game 33-7.
Just two Edon players registered points against the defensive-minded Locos. Kyle Apger led the team with 5 points, all of which came in the first half. Teammate Evan Gineman chipped in the other 2 points in the fourth quarter.
Apger hit a three-point shot early in the game, providing the only points of the first period. That triple was answered by Collin Houk as part the Loco boys 11-3 run in that span. The second quarter yielded a similar result, as Montpelier added another 12 points to its total, while limiting the Bombers to just 2 points. This gave the visiting Locomotives a 23-5 lead midway through the contest.
Montpelier put up 6 more points in the third period. They held Edon scoreless during that time. The final quarter of play was an uneventful one. The Bomber boys managed to score 2 more points. Montpelier slowed down their offense near game’s end, scoring 4 points down the stretch.
Blake Bumb fueled the potent Loco offense, producing 14 points against the Edon defense. Collin Houk added 7 points to the Locomotive total. Andrew Frisby and Dakota Barker each contributed 4 points in the victory as well.