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The Empire (Tucson, AZ) varsity basketball team won Thursday's neutral tournament game against Walden Grove (Sahuarita, AZ) by a score of 65-48.

Game Details: White Mountain Classic

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Walden Grove117102048
Empire1321191265
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Game Stats

Walden Grove

Scoring

#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
Team Totals48174935
3E. Hartley- Johnson (Sr)21333
12jordan morris (Fr)21520
13F. Gonzalez III (Jr)1
14Moises Aramburo (Jr)1351145
20Conner Verdugo (Fr)1851050
21A. Saunders (Fr)42540
24Matt Beltran (Sr)21714
33Trey Gilvin (Jr)62825
Empire

Scoring

#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
Team Totals65255446
2Jack Plouck (Fr)83743
3Grant Plouck (Jr)52729
5Gabriel Martin (Fr)311100
10Isaiah Martin (Sr)114667
11C. Mortenson (Sr)93650
12Gabe Vera (Sr)104757
13Jorden Spooner (Sr)21333
14Earl Hastings (Sr)21250
20Deion James (Sr)1141136
22Kevin Wulf (Jr)21250
23David Beleau (Sr)0010
33Isaiah Ramirez (Jr)211100
Walden Grove

Three-Pointers

#Athlete Name3FG3FGA3FG%
Team Totals51729
12jordan morris (Fr)020
14Moises Aramburo (Jr)1333
20Conner Verdugo (Fr)2450
24Matt Beltran (Sr)030
33Trey Gilvin (Jr)2540
Empire

Three-Pointers

#Athlete Name3FG3FGA3FG%
Team Totals72330
2Jack Plouck (Fr)2540
3Grant Plouck (Jr)1520
11C. Mortenson (Sr)3650
12Gabe Vera (Sr)1333
20Deion James (Sr)030
22Kevin Wulf (Jr)010
Walden Grove

Two-Pointers

#Athlete Name2FG2FGA2FG%
Team Totals123238
3E. Hartley- Johnson (Sr)1333
12jordan morris (Fr)1333
14Moises Aramburo (Jr)4850
20Conner Verdugo (Fr)3650
21A. Saunders (Fr)2540
24Matt Beltran (Sr)1425
33Trey Gilvin (Jr)030
Empire

Two-Pointers

#Athlete Name2FG2FGA2FG%
Team Totals183158
2Jack Plouck (Fr)1250
3Grant Plouck (Jr)1250
5Gabriel Martin (Fr)11100
10Isaiah Martin (Sr)4667
12Gabe Vera (Sr)3475
13Jorden Spooner (Sr)1333
14Earl Hastings (Sr)1250
20Deion James (Sr)4850
22Kevin Wulf (Jr)11100
23David Beleau (Sr)010
33Isaiah Ramirez (Jr)11100
Walden Grove

Free Throws

#Athlete NameFTFTAFT%
Team Totals91464
13F. Gonzalez III (Jr)1250
14Moises Aramburo (Jr)22100
20Conner Verdugo (Fr)61060
Empire

Free Throws

#Athlete NameFTFTAFT%
Team Totals81267
5Gabriel Martin (Fr)11100
10Isaiah Martin (Sr)3475
12Gabe Vera (Sr)1333
20Deion James (Sr)3475
Walden Grove

Rebs, Asst, Steals and TOs

#Athlete NameOffDefTot RebAstStlsTO
Team Totals213571013
3E. Hartley- Johnson (Sr)5512
12jordan morris (Fr)12
13F. Gonzalez III (Jr)222
14Moises Aramburo (Jr)8
20Conner Verdugo (Fr)55731
21A. Saunders (Fr)6613
24Matt Beltran (Sr)3312
33Trey Gilvin (Jr)613
Empire

Rebs, Asst, Steals and TOs

#Athlete NameOffDefTot RebAstStlsTO
Team Totals32730121015
2Jack Plouck (Fr)11
3Grant Plouck (Jr)11323
5Gabriel Martin (Fr)4
10Isaiah Martin (Sr)1111
11C. Mortenson (Sr)1
12Gabe Vera (Sr)4445
13Jorden Spooner (Sr)1112
20Deion James (Sr)281031
21Sam Lehman (Jr)11
22Kevin Wulf (Jr)112
23David Beleau (Sr)1561
25Adam Smith (Sr)111
33Isaiah Ramirez (Jr)44

Blocks, Charges and Fouls

Walden Grove has not entered any blocks, charges and fouls stats.
Empire

Blocks, Charges and Fouls

#Athlete NameBlkDeflChrgPFTF
Team Totals413
3Grant Plouck (Jr)3
10Isaiah Martin (Sr)11
12Gabe Vera (Sr)1
13Jorden Spooner (Sr)2
20Deion James (Sr)12
21Sam Lehman (Jr)1
23David Beleau (Sr)21
25Adam Smith (Sr)2

Game Story

Arizona High School Basketball - Walden Grove topped by Empire

January 1, 2015: Sahuarita, AZ 85629

The Walden Grove Red Wolves basketball team (Sahuarita, AZ), dropped 65-48 in Thursday's non-league battle with the visiting Empire Ravens (Tucson, AZ)

The Ravens now sport a 9-4 record. They put it on the line next when they travel to Round Valley for a non-league battle on Thursday, January 1. Empire will battle a Elks team coming off a 37-29 non-league loss to St. Johns (St. Johns, AZ). The Elks record now stands at 2-9.

The Red Wolves (1-9) will now prepare for their battle against St. Joseph (Santa Maria, CA). The Knights come into the non-league battle with a 6-3 record. In their last battle, St. Joseph prevailed over Show Low (Show Low, AZ), 64-52, in a non-league battle.

Players of the Game

Walden Grove (14-15)

Walden Grove has not selected any Players of the Game.

Empire (14-15)

Congratulations to #23 David Beleau for being selected the Empire Basketball Player of the Game.

Rankings & Records

Walden Grove (14-15)

NationalAZDiv.
13,66519442
OverallSectionHomeAwayNeutralWin %Section %PFPA
7-203-71-103-53-5.259.3001,3841,679

Empire (14-15)

NationalAZDiv.
5,6618737
OverallSectionHomeAwayNeutralWin %Section %PFPA
17-107-66-34-67-1.630.5381,6181,575

Team Scoring Averages

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Walden Grove
14.910.911.813.52.351.3
Empire
13.916.615.814.2059.9

Team Stat Comparison

Walden GroveEmpire
52.0Points Per Game60.0
29.3Rebounds Per Game31.0
7.1Assists Per Game14.6
5.6Steals Per Game10.6
1.1Blocks Per Game1.8

Team Leaders

Walden GroveEmpireNational Avg.
#20 Conner Verdugo19.7Points Per Game#20 Deion James21.24.9
#21 Anthony Saunders6.9Rebounds Per Game#20 Deion James12.22.6
#20 Conner Verdugo7.2Assists Per Game#3 Grant Plouck4.11.0
#20 Conner Verdugo2.2Steals Per Game#3 Grant Plouck2.60.8
#21 Anthony Saunders0.9Blocks Per Game#20 Deion James1.00.3

Record Breakdown

Walden Grove (14-15)

Empire (14-15)

7-20
Overall
17-10
3-7
League
7-6
2-8
Non-League
4-2
0-1
Head to Head
1-0
0-6
Common Opponent
4-2
1-10
Home
6-3
3-5
Away
4-6
3-5
Neutral
7-1
0-0
Playoff
0-0
7-19
In-State
17-10
0-1
Out-of-State
0-0