By Paul Schmitt
Luxemburg-Casco Spartan boys basketball lost 82-57 to the Merrill Bluejays at the Kress Center on the U.W. Green Bay campus Wednesday in the Shawano Sun Drop Holiday Tournament. The Spartans (1-6) hung in against the Bluejays in the first half trailing 38-27 at intermission, as Nathan Coisman kept the Spartans in the game scoring 15 of his team-high 20 points. Quinn Steckbauer exploded for 19 of his game-high 28 points in the second half as the Bluejays pulled away from the Spartans after halftime. Merrill (5-3) drove the lane relentlessly scoring numerous points in the paint all night long. Luxemburg-Casco will now look to bounce back on Friday afternoon as they will play Beaver Dam at 1:40 at the Kress Center. Matt Piesler and Paul Schmitt will have the call starting at 1:25 p.m. with the pregame show and tip-off set for 1:40 p.m on 96.7FM WBDK. The game audio can also be streamed on DoorCountyDailyNews.com with video on facebook book live.