The Holton boys basketball team opened up its CSAA-Silver season with a 46-28 win over visiting Morley Stanwood on Friday.

The Red Devils’ offense started slow but eventually found it’s rhythm through seniors Austin Fowler and Wyatt Monette.

Fowler racked up 18 points, three steals and three assists while Monette tallied 17 points, nine rebounds, five steals and four assists.

Holton used its strong defensive play to hold Morley to single digits in all four quarters. The Red Devils led 9-7 after the first quarter, took a 23-13 lead into halftime and led 37-21 after the third.

Playing strong defense for Holton was Kevin Erickson who made four steals while sophomore point guard Carter Brandt did a solid job controlling the game and keeping the offense on task.

Holton rises to 2-0 and 1-0 in the league and will continue conference play on Friday when they host White Cloud.

Check out photos from the Red Devils’ win shot by Leo Valdez.