Capital Classic roundup | NevadaAppeal.com

Capital Classic roundup

Dave Price

Nate Rosenblum and David Wood combined to score 28 second-half points as the Reno Huskies pulled away from Reed and won 61-45 in the Capital Classic’s consolation championship game on Wednesday afternoon at Morse Burley Gymnasium.

Reno (10-4) led 26-20 at halftime, but extended the margin to 44-34 behind 10 points from Wood in the third period. Rosenblum scored 10 points in the fourth period, including a pair of treys.

Wood finished with a game-high 24 points. Rosenblum scored all of his 14 points in the second half. Reed was led by Teddy Stolpman’s 18 points.

Seventh-place game

SPARKS 60, SPRING CREEK 56

Mike O’Shea’s pivotal 3-pointer inside the final two minutes of the fourth quarter helped Sparks complete a fourth-quarter comeback and take seventh.

Spring Creek took a 52-45 lead to the fourth quarter, but it was unable to withstand a charge by Sparks at the end. O’Shea hit four 3-pointers on the day, his last giving the Railroaders a lead they never relinquished.

O’Shea finished with 19 points and Sam Kimball 11 for Sparks.

Spring Creek’s Logan Hildreth led all scorers with 24 points, 17 of which came in the first half. Sterling Billat also scored 17 points for the Spartans, 10 in the third quarter.