The Medomak Valley boys basketball squad won back-to-back games earlier this week, including notching a victory in a makeup game with host Belfast.

At Belfast Wednesday, the Panthers (9-2) went on a 30-4 run in the second quarter and Belfast (0-11) never recovered as Medomak Valley secured its ninth win of the season with a 64-34 decision over the Lions.

Belfast led 13-12 after the first quarter, only to have the Panthers go on a second-quarter run which saw the visitors take a 42-17 lead into the locker room at halftime. Medomak Valley then took a 61-30 lead after three quarters.

Isaac Durkee led the Panthers with 15 points, while Isaac Greenrose added 13; Alex MacKenzie, 10; Alden Ahlholm, seven; Dan Aubel, six; Jason Vinal, five; and Dustin Osier and John Bartlett, both four.

For the Lions, Jack Davis led with 10 points, while Brad Reed added six; Derrick Bernosky, five; Eric Mitchell and Adam Heroux, both four; and Dustin Howes, two.

The Panthers were 10-of-18 (56 percent) from the free-throw line, while the Lions were 6-of-14 (43 percent).

Medomak Valley and Belfast played evenly through the first 11 minutes, but the game began to get away from the Lions midway through the second quarter, according to Belfast coach Scott Benzie. Greenrose stuck a pair of 3-pointers to start the Panther scoring attack and the visitors continued to pour it on throughout the second quarter despite multiple Belfast timeouts.

Panthers top Warriors

Also at Nokomis Tuesday, the Panthers continued their winning ways with a 64-41 victory over the host Warriors (1-11). Medomak Valley led 17-8, 35-19 and 52-28 at the quarter breaks.

MacKenzie dumped in 25 points for the winners, while Vinal added 11; Osier, 10; Durkee, five; Caleb Giustra and Isaac Greenrose, both four; and Bartlett, Aubel and Alex Greenrose, all two.

For Nokomis, Chris Braley netted 18 points, while Jake Welch added 11; Ethan Pearl and Drew Wing, five; and Conner Higgins, two.

The Panthers were 13-of-19 (68 percent) from the free-throw line, while the Warriors were 7-of-12 (58 percent)

Medomak Valley (9-2, 42.6852 Heal Points) currently is third in the latest installment of Heal Points for Eastern Class B, while Belfast 0-11, no points) is 19th (last) in the same region. Camden Hills (12-0, 70.7716) is first in the region.

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