Boys Basketball | John Marshall 79, Century 58

Rochester John Marshall continued to show how much it has improved this season as it handled struggling Century 79-58 Tuesday at Century in boys Big Nine Conference basketball.

The Rockets, who got off to a 1-7 start, have now won five of their last six games. JM is 7-10 in the Big Nine and 9-15 overall.

Century slipped to 9-8, 15-9. The Panthers have dropped five of their last six.

JM built a 41-20 halftime lead and was never threatened.

"JM dominated the game from start to finish," Panthers coach Joe Ohm said. "They have really improved."


Century was without standout point guard Kevale Taylor, as well as forward Alex Crawford, both due to sickness.

JM got another huge game from junior guard John Mattison, with 26 points and five steals. Riley Amy added 11 points, as he hit three three-pointers. And sophomore center Ngor Barnaba had eight points and nine rebounds.

Century got another strong game from center Carter Evans. He scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.

John Marshall 79, Century 58


Aaron Grad 8, Christian Hermansen 6, Riley Amy 11, Deonte Moore 2, John Mattison 26, Kadri Plott 4, John Underdahl 2, Kyle Dahlstrom 6, Mike Bosshart 4, Ngor Barnaba 8.

Other stats:Mattison 5 steals; Grad 3 steals; Moore 2 steals; Barnaba 9 rebounds;



Jacob Riggot 8, Cody Janzen 2, Steven Henderson 2, Jamial Brown 5, Matt Marks 2, Matt Buettner 7, Trevor Priestly 2, Chandler Fritcher 9, Carter Evans 21.

Other stats:Evans 11 rebounds;

Halftime: JM 41, CENT 20.

Free throws: JM 15-22, CENT 15-23.

Three-point goals: JM 4 (Amy 3, Mattison 1), CENT 3 (Brown 1, Buettner 1, Fritcher 1).

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