CARLISLE — The Fort Dodge boys basketball staff upped their defensive depth to earn their first victory of the season at Carlisle on Tuesday, 44-38.
The Dodgers (1-3 general) pulled away late to lastly shake free from the Wildcats (1-4), a uncommon Class 3A opponent for head coach Tom Daniel’s squad. Junior Carson Peterson scored 15 factors to tempo FDSH.
“I assumed turning protection into offense was the important thing,” Daniel stated. “We nonetheless have rather a lot to determine and a few issues to work via, nevertheless it was good to see a extra productive dedication on the defensive finish.
“This was a step in the precise route, and the kind of Dodger basketball that must be performed.”
Fort Dodge jumped forward 10-5 on the finish of the primary quarter, and prolonged the result in six by halftime. Carlisle made a run halfway via the ultimate interval and acquired inside some extent, however the Dodgers closed the door late.
Senior Averey Martin added 9 factors within the win, and junior Drake Callon chipped in eight.
Fort Dodge is again on motion towards Ames at house on Tuesday, Jan. 5.
FORT DODGE 44, CARLISLE 38
Fort Dodge — Jon Astor 4, Triston Bockoven 2, Carson Peterson 15, Drake Callon 8, Javion Jondle 6, Averey Martin 9.
Carlisle — Cole Osterhaus 6, Jacob Imhoff 2, Carter Prenosil 2, Karson Dunn 2, Cejay Whisler 11, Ryan Petersen 11, Max Mitchell 4.
Quarter scores: Fort Dodge led 10-5, 19-13, 29-24.