JV Boys Basketball
Coach Jimmy Cotter
3-3 - Bronson
3-2 - Plainwell
2-25 - Brandywine
2-19 - Comstock 31 - Bridgman 41
The JV Colts' winning streak came to end on Thursday night after falling to
Bridgeman 41-31. For the second time this season Brideman's pesky zone cause a
lot of trouble for the Colts on the offensive end. Eric Miller led the Colts
with 9 points, and Joel Lopez chipped in an additional 8. With 3 games left in
the season, the Colts shift their focus towards Plainwell next week.
2-16 - Comstock 51 - Paw Paw 35
The JV Colts continued their good play into Tuesday night against a very tough
Paw Paw team and won 51-35, thus extending their winning streak to 6 straight.
The fellas put on yet another impressive defensive showing holding their
opponent to 35 points. Seth Ansel paced the Colts offense, scoring early and
often, finishing with 21 points. Jesse Mortimer and AJ Byrd played solid both
chipping in 8 points. While there is much to be proud of, the Colts still have a
lot of basketball ahead of them and more goals to accomplish. They now set their
sights to a Bridgman team that knocked them off earlier in the year.
2-12 - Comstock Win vs Parchment
The Colts rattled off their 5th straight win last night against Parchment. Jesse
Mortimer paced the Colts offense with 12 strong points giving a
strong performance off the bench. It was another balanced scoring attacked with
8 of our 11 players scoring. Once again the defense proved to be the strong
point giving up only 25 points the whole game.
2-9 - Comstock 60 - Hackett 30
The Colts managed to piece together their best 4 quarters of basketball Tuesday
night while taking down Hackett 60-30. The boys came out of the gate with focus
and fire getting their first bucket off the opening tip. Joel Lopez paced the
Colts with 13 points, while also displaying superb leadership from the point
guard position. The Colts overall scoring attack was incredibly balanced
including 10 points from David Small, 8 points from Seth Ansel and 7 points from
Eric Miller. Connor Kent and Zac Taube scored 6, Don Saunders scored 5 and Jesse
Mortimer and AJ Byrd each chipped in a bucket.
2-5 - Comstock 44 - Buchanan 42
The Colts escaped Buchanan with a win last night by the skin of their teeth. The
boys played great team defense in holding a higher powered Bucks offense to 42,
but struggled on the offensive end at times. Austin Currie paced the Colts in
heart and play while scoring a game high 17 points, and Connor Kent added 7 of
his own. As the old saying goes "a win is a win", but there is much improvement
yet to be displayed.
2-2 - Comstock 43 - Allegan 42
The JV boys basketball Colts won a last second thriller last night while knocking off Allegan 43-42. After sloppy play and trailing the entire game, Jesse Mortimer hit a clutch 3 to give the Colts the one point victory. Joel Lopez chipped in 10 points and Austin Currie provided 7 points of his own accompanied by serious heart and leadership. While the Colts are excited about the win, there is still much improvement to be made as they look to extend their winning streak to three at Buchannan Thursday.
1-29 - Comstock Win vs Berrien Springs
The Colts avenged an early season loss defeating Berrien Springs on the road Friday night. The Colts got out to an early lead and really set the tempo throughout the game. With a great team defensive effort and balanced scoring, the Colt faithful have a lot to be proud of as the JV team moves to 6-5 on the season. Seth Ansel led the way with 19 points, while Joel Lopez, Austin Currie and Connor Kent all chipped in 8 a piece. The team now looks to accomplish consistency with two tough tests this week.
1-26 - Cassopolis
1-22 - Comstock Win vs Brandywine
The JV team got back to their winning ways Friday night after defeating Brandywine on the road. The boys mental and physical toughness proved to be the key factor in a high intensity conference match-up. After trailing at the half, the Colts began their comeback right out of the locker room. With the clock running out in the 3rd quarter, Zac Taube hit a clutch three point shot to spark significant momentum in favor of the Colts. With strong play from Joel Lopez and Jesse Mortimer (11 points each) and smart play across the board, the Colts cruised into their fifth win of the season. With Cassopolis coming to town Tuesday night, the Colts look for continued success.
1-19 - Schoolcraft
1-15 - Comstock 28 - Bridgman 38
The Colts JV team dropped another tough one at Bridgman Friday night falling
38-28. As the team struggled on the offensive end all night at the hands of a
tough Bridgman zone, Eric Miller provided some tough minutes hitting three 3
pointers in route to lead all Comstock scorers with 9. The team looks to rebound
against Schoolcraft and Brandywine this week.
1-8 - Comstock 34 - Parchment 26
The Colts were able to knock off Parchment last night by a score of 34-26 behind a well-rounded rebounding and defensive effort. On the other end of the floor AJ Byrd and Kyle More both set the offensive tone with 11 points each. As Parchment began to make a push in the second half, Kyle Moore was able to bravely take a charge, shifting momentum and ultimately sealing the deal for the Colts. Comstock now gears towards Bridgman as they make the drive up on Tuesday night.
1-5 - Comstock Loss vs Kalamazoo Christian
The Colts got out to a quick start against Kalamazoo Christian on Tuesday night, but couldn't get over the hump after sloppy 2nd and 3rd quarter play. Seth Ansel led the way with 12 points, and AJ Byrd chipped in 7 to keep the game close towards the end. The Colts have some work to do before they take on Parchment at their place on Thursday night.
12-18 - Comstock 68 - Buchanan 58
The Colts head into the holiday break with a head of steam after knocking off Buchanan Thursday night 68-58. Seth Ansel played a complete game on the offensive and defensive side of the ball finishing with 21 points, while AJ Byrd and Jesse Mortimer hit some big time shots. Joel Lopez played big minutes finishing with 14 points, but more importantly he played the role of floor general against an active Buck's defense. The Colts are off until January 5th when they look to pick up where they left off.
12-15 - Comstock 53 - Galesburg-Augusta 22
The boys JV team got back on track last night with a 53-22 victory over GA. While the Colts struggled out of the gate, David Small set the tone for the Colts defense turning countless steals into fast break points. As his spirited efforts allowed the Colts to pull away after halftime, Seth Ansel and Kyle Moore poured in a combined 24 points, while 11 out of 12 Colt players were able to provide additional points. The Colts now shift gears to Buchanan on Thursday.
12-11 - Comstock 32 - Berrien Springs 44
The Colts were unable to recover from a slow start Friday
night as they fell to Berrien Springs on Friday night 44-32, thus marking the
first loss of the season. Kyle Moore chipped in 12 points for a stagnant
Comstock offensive attack. Looking to regroup, the Colts shift gears towards
Galesburg-Augusta and Buchanan this week.
12-8 - Comstock Win vs Vicksburg
The Comstock JV boys team set the season’s tone with a physically dominating defensive performance while holding a big and talented Vicksburg team to a mere 27 points. With smart play and an engaged bench, the team looked and played like a sharp unit. Seth Ansel and Kyle Moore led the way offensively with 12 and 9 points, paired with solid point guard play from Joel Lopez and Connor Kent. The Colt’s big men all played incredibly tough while shutting down the Vicksburg rebounding attempts. The Colts now shift gears towards continued success against Berrien Springs on Friday.