Basketball Starts League Play with a Win

Whitman's Bedel Saget #3 with one of his four three-pointers on the night.
Whitman's Bedel Saget #3 with one of his four three-pointers on the night.
Kieran Elmore #50 had an even dozen in the win.
Kieran Elmore #50 had an even dozen in the win.
Senior Kevin Forland, #15 showed why he rarely turns the ball over.
Senior Kevin Forland, #15 showed why he rarely turns the ball over.
Juniors Travaun Patron, #12 and KB Bamgbelu #35 each contributed to their first league win.
Juniors Travaun Patron, #12 and KB Bamgbelu #35 each contributed to their first league win.
Being his team's high scorer didn't come easy for Whitman junior guard Bedel Saget #3.
Being his team's high scorer didn't come easy for Whitman junior guard Bedel Saget #3.
Whitman's boy's basketball team began their League II play with a win over Lindenhurst on Friday evening. Ending a tight first period with Lindenhurst up 15-12, the Wildcats went on a 14 point run in the 2nd period ending the first half ahead 26-22. Behind solid scoring from Bedel Saget-14pts, Kieran Elmore-12pts, Allek Hendrickson-8pts, Kevin Forland-7pts, Travaun Patron-5pts, Kolawole Bamgbelu-4pts, Raleigh Axmacher-3pts, and Savion Black with 2pts, the Wildcats are now 2-1 in overall play and 1-0 in their league.

The Whitman team will be at Hills East on Tuesday the 18th at 4:15 and then home to host the Annual Gugliotta Basketball Tournament beginning Thursday, December 27th.