Mustang Basketball Keeps Momentum in Win Against Salida


Cole Sienknecht (11) listens to coach Brian Vecchio before going back onto the court. Vecchio has been a Manitou coach for about ten years now.

Alyssa Prince, Reporter

The Mustangs traveled away to Salida on Friday, February 3. They went into the second half ahead by six points 21-15. The Spartans tried to make a comeback, as they scored double the points the Mustangs did in the second quarter, but did not succeed and lost their home conference game 55-30. Cole Sienknecht (11) and Lucas Rodholm (12)  led the Mustangs in points for the game, Rodholm with 16 and Sienknecht with 19. Sienknecht had five three-pointers, Davyn Adamscheck (12) following with one. The boys C team also won on Friday, and JV lost by one point in overtime. The junior varsity and varsity boys will travel to Vanguard for a conference game on Wednesday, February 8 while C team plays at home.