Pirates fall to Spartans in close tournament battle

In the Luke Homan Memorial Showcase the 9th ranked Pewaukee Pirates fell to the 11th ranked Brookfield East Spartans 49-44 Saturday night. Brookfield East led through a huge first half that included 4 three pointers and 15 points from Dan Gherezgher who finished the game with 20 points. Pewaukee trailed the entire game trying to catch up. Josh Terrian led the Pirates putting up a 20 piece with 3 steals in support to try and defeat the Spartans.

The game was mostly a defensive showdown besides early on when the Spartans came out with strong shooting. Both teams left it all on the floor fighting hard until the last minute in a thriller. Pewaukee was able to bring the deficit to 1 with about a minute left. Unfortunately a couple of late free throws allowed Brookfield East to put the game out of reach.

The Pirates fell to 14-3 while the Spartans became 13-3.

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