Freshman Anthony Carroll and senior Ray Sterling sparked a late comeback as Wauwatosa West rallied to beat St. Thomas More, 61-48, at Tosa West Friday night.
Trailing, 35-24, Tosa West coach Mike Landisch called time out with 3:32 left in the third quarter. After making some key substitutions, the Trojans came out and went on a 16-2 run to take a 40-37 lead into the final quarter.
Sterling, who scored 10 points in the quarter, had six points, Sam Krenzien and Carroll added five each, in the 16-2 run.
Then in the fourth quarter Carroll scored the first 11 points of the period to give West a 51-44 lead. He scored 13 of the Trojans 21 points in that final period.
Carroll led the way with a game-high 23 points, while Krenzien had 12 and Sterling 10.
Another unsung hero was 5-foot-11-inch junior guard, Kieviante Love, who scored all of his eight points in the first period, but then spent most of the night handing out assists to his teammates and playing excellent defense on the Cavaliers point guards as the Trojans pressed for most of the night.
The win gave Tosa West a 3-2 record in the Woodland Conference Black Division, 4-3 overall. St. Thomas More fell to 2-5.
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