Eagle boys lose two

Gilpin High School boysBarbara Lawlor, Gilpin County. It was a tough week for the Gilpin High School Eagles’ boys basketball team, losing two consecutive away games this past week, bringing them to a 5-6 record for the season.

On Wednesday, January 21, Gilpin traveled to Idaho Springs to play the Clear Creek Golddiggers, who are 2-10. The Eagles sunk into the Diggers mine shaft in the third period and couldn’t dig their way out and lost 57-63. The score was 20-20 at halftime. Then Clear Creek sprang into action, gaining 10 points on the Eagles, who worked hard to get it back in the fourth period but could only gain six points—not enough to reclaim the game.

Matthew Immordino stacked up 22 points and Chase Boulter came up with 14 points and 11 rebounds.

Period Scores: 10-8  10-12  12-22  25-21

Individual Statistics:

Nick Peterson: 1 point, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals

Eryk Lorenz: 9 points, 1 3-pointer, 1 rebound, 1 steal and 1 block

Matthew Immordino: 22 points, 10 field goals, 4 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal

Jon Lovett: 3 rebounds

Jonathan Ramsey: 5 points, 1 rebound, 2 assists and 5 steals

Austin Boulter: 2 points, 1 rebound

Tanner Davis: 3 points, a 3-pointer

Chase Boulter: 14 points, 11 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals and 2 blocks

Last Saturday, January 24, the Eagles traveled to Jim Elliot to play the Warriors  who are 11-1. The Warriors outplayed the Eagles, 37-66. Gilpin’s Immordino had another great game scoring 22 points, but it wasn’t enough to put a dent in the Warriors’ third place in league status.

Period Scores: 7-10  6-14  10-19  14-14

Individual Statistics:

Nick Peterson: 7 rebounds

Eryk Lorenz: 3 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 steals

Matthew Immordino: 22 points, 1 2-pointer, 10 field goals and a free throw; 3 rebounds, 1 steal

Jonathan Ramsey: 2 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals

Austin Boulter: 1 steal

Tanner Davis: 2 rebounds

Chase Boulter: 13 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists, 4 steals and 4 blocks

The boys will play their next home game on Friday, January 30th, against Belleview Christian at 6:30.

Barbara Lawlor

Barbara is a reporter for The Mountain-Ear.