Boys Varsity Basketball · White Hawks Boys Basketball Takes Conference Lead in Wright County East at 6-0


Santi Phommahaxay
Senior Santi Phommahaxay scores against Jordan on Feb. 9. Phommahaxay had 22 points and five assists, and was 4-for-7 from 3. / Photo by Steve Herder

By Laurie Herder

Mound Westonka boys basketball took on Delano at home on February 2 in a 64-47 win. Junior Jason Spaeth led the charge with 22 points and seven rebounds, followed by senior Santi Phommahaxay with 16 points and senior Logan Leonard with six rebounds.

The White Hawks hosted New Prague on February 4, winning 53-42. Top scorers were Spaeth with 14 points, Leonard with 12 and junior Jack Eberhardt with 11. Leonard ended the game with 11 rebounds, and junior Jake Dallman contributed with five assists.

Junior Jason Spaeth scores against Delano on Feb. 2. Spaeth had 22 points, seven rebounds, was 9-for-17 from the field with three 3-pointers. / Photo by Steve Herder

Week 5 ended strong for the White Hawks with six straight wins under their belt, positioning them first place in the conference. The varsity boys then traveled to Jordan on February 9, bringing home a 73-67 win. Phommahaxay led the scoring with 22 points, and Dallman had 13. Leonard displayed a well-rounded contribution to the team with nine points, six assists, 10 rebounds and three blocks.

The White Hawks came in strong on February 12 against Waconia at home, resulting in a competitive 59-56 win. Spaeth ended with 14 points and four rebounds, Phommahaxay had 13 points and four assists, and senior Charlie Herder had 11 points to end the night.