Whitehall defense shuts down Oakridge in boys basketball win

Local Sports Journal

Whitehall defense held Oakridge to single digits in each quarter as the Vikings rolled past the Eagles 48-26.

The Vikings jumped to a 13-5 first quarter lead and led 29-12 at half and had three players score in double figures for the game.

Matt Russell scored 10 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Whitehall. Keenan Aylor and Matt Rohen led all scores with 12 points apiece.

“Great defensive effort again by our kids,” said Whitehall coach Nate Aardema. “Matt Rohen and Patrick Johnson stood out defensively. Good team win with contributions from a lot of guys.”

Big man Tony Curry led Oakridge with 11 points

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