No. 8 Colfax boys downs Plum City by 30 pointsColfax’s size was too much for the Plum City boys basketball team Friday as the Blue Devils fell 76-46.
By: Red Wing Republican-Eagle Sports, Pierce County Herald
COLFAX - Colfax’s size was too much for the Plum City boys basketball team Friday as the Blue Devils fell 76-46.
Senior Chase Luebker led Plum City (4-6, 3-6 with 16 points, four assists and four rebounds. Senior Kris Krueger added 12 points and senior Lawton Radle scored 10 points in the loss.
Lane Olsen scored 26 points to lead No. 8 Colfax (9-2, 7-1 Dunn-St. Croix). His athletic ability and height overpowered the Blue Devils throughout the game, Plum City head coach Zach Watkins said.
“We haven’t seen a kid like him in the conference for a while,” Watkins said. “He can jump out of the gym. He’s physical. He had a better touch than the first time around.”
Austin Huss had 16 points and Ethin Kiekhafer finished with 10 points for Colfax.
Colfax led 22-6 at the end of the first quarter and took a 42-19 lead into halftime. The Blue Devils committed seven turnovers in the first half.
“They’re very potent,” Watkins said. “They’re very big and very well coached. They shot the lights out especially in the first half tonight.”
Plum City plays Boyceville Thursday in Boyceville.