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Saul Alvarez and an Ephrata player battle for the loose ball.

This past week was the final week for winter sports. In that week, the Jacks basketball team beat their last two opponents for the season, Ephrata and Cascade.

On June 16, the Jacks immediately got to work and took the lead against Ephrata. By the end of the first quarter, Quincy was leading the game by double Ephrata’s score. TreyVaughn Bierlink scored four 3-pointers during the first quarter alone.

Going into the second quarter, the Jacks had a 12-point lead that grew to an 18-point lead by the end of that quarter.

In the third quarter the Jacks had their lowest scoring quarter of the game but still managed to keep a 17 point lead over the Tigers.

The last quarter picked up with Quincy scoring 19 points and securing their 18 point victory over Ephrata. Saul Alvarez made all six of his free throws during the fourth quarter. The final score was 70-52.

Later that week the Jacks battled Cascade. They also came out victorious with a final score of 57-34.

The Jacks finished the season with an overall record of 5-7 and conference record of 5-5.

Junior TreyVaughn Bierlink was named First Team in the 2021 Caribou Trail League All-League announcement on June 21. Freshman Aiden Bews and junior Aiden Heikes were selected for Second Team All-League.

Box Scores

Quincy — TreyVaughn Bierlink 26, Saul Alvarez 12, Aiden Bews 12, Aiden Heikes 10, Reid Thomsen 6, Jalen Spence 4.

Ephrata — Gavin Burns 22, Tyler Lybbert 8, Conrad Ziemer 8, Jaymen Froewiss 5, Ethan Black 4, Kyle Hendrick 3, Caden Sheneman 2.

Quincy 24 15 12 19 — 70

Ephrata 12 9 13 18 — 52

Quincy highlights: Bierlink had 15 rebounds and made five 3 pointers in total, four being in the first quarter. Alvarez had 7 assists.

Quincy — TreyVaughn Bierlink 21, Aiden Bews 15, Aiden Heikes 11, Jalen Spence 4, Saul Alvarez 2, Reid Thomsen 1.

Quincy 13 17 12 12 — 54

Cascade 3 9 16 9 — 37

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