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Kimmerer drops 36 and sets a new record

ROGERS CITY, Mich. — Coming into this game, Joseph Kimmerer needed three points to break Hale’s all-time scoring record. It didn’t take long for Kimmerer to break the previous mark that was set by Chad Brandt in 1992. Less than a minute into the game, Kimmerer was able to knock down a three-point jumper on his first attempt. Not only he broke the record, but he was also able to drop 36 points in a 67-57 victory over Rogers City.

Along with Kimmerer’s 36 points, Keaton Ludwig contributed with 12 points and David Wanty finished with nine points for the Eagles.

Lewis Fleming led the Hurons in the scoring department with 16 points. Nick Freel chipped in 13 points and J.D. Ellenberger finished with 11 points.

Up next for Hale (1-0), they’ll be in Hillman to take on the Tigers (0-1) on Dec. 12. Rogers City (0-1) will look to get back on track as they will square off with Whittemore-Prescott on Dec. 12.