Rapids battles back to defeat D.C. Everest 92-91

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CWS Sports Desk

January 8, 2019

Wisconsin Rapids– Down 52-38 at halftime of their game against D.C. Everest, it would have been easy for the Red Raiders to pack it in and call it a night.  However, Rapids fought back and came up with an improbable 92-91 win over the Evergreens.

Austin Pelot hit a three pointer on an assist from Dylan Lisitza to put Rapids up 92-91 with seven seconds left.

Everest had the final possession, but couldn’t score, notching the win for Rapids, who improves to 1-3 in the Valley.

Everest’s conference record falls to 3-2.

Dylan Lisitza sparked Rapids’ offense with a career high 41 points.  Joining him in double figures were Matt Schooley with 15 points and Nathan Krommenakker with 14 points.

1 2 F
Everest 52 39 91
Rapids 38 54 92

Rapids Scoring: Lisitza 41, Schooley 15, Krommenakker 14, Pelot 9, Pulchinski 9, Wiernik 4

Everest stats not provided.