Dispatching Russellville 80-41 three nights earlier, Greg Koetting’s Vienna Eagles looked to end the month of January on a winning note hosting Cuba’s Wildcats in their Gasconade Valley …
Dispatching Russellville 80-41 three nights earlier, Greg Koetting’s Vienna Eagles looked to end the month of January on a winning note hosting Cuba’s Wildcats in their Gasconade Valley Conference (GVC) opener.
Leading 39-20 at halftime in a battle of black and gold schools, Vienna kept their lead between 15-20 points in the second half of their 70-55 victory over Cuba moving Vienna to 7-7 overall and 1-0 in GVC play on the season.
Nathan Kleffner led Vienna with a game-high 18 points.
Bayrd VanScoy (14), Trey Snodgrass (11) and Layne Hogshooter (10) also reached double digits in scoring for the Eagles.
Spencer Magner scored all six of his points in the second quarter followed closely by Landon Parmeley with five markers.
Daniel Casey (4) and Tyler Collins (2) rounded out the scoring for Vienna against Cuba.
Logan Ray led the visiting Wildcats with 14 points.
In their aforementioned victory over Russellville, Vienna posted a 20-0 first-quarter shutout of the Indians behind 11 points from VanScoy.
Kleffner and VanScoy shared game-high scoring honors for Vienna against the Indians with 24 points each.
Snodgrass was also in double figures scoring 10 of his 12 points in the second half.
Vienna’s JV Eagles also defeated Cuba (58-11) and Russellville (54-44).