70 was the next number on the list as the Germantown (WI) train rolled into Brookfield Central on Tuesday night looking to extend their record breaking consecutive wins streak in front of a sold out gymnasium.  As the temperatures and snow fell outside the action on the hardwood featured a back and forth affair of big plays and even bigger performances from the likes of Elijah Goodman, Riley Lachance, Lamonte Bearden, etc.  When the final horn sounded the consecutive wins streak of Germantown was over thanks to a hard fought 68-58 victory by Brookfield Central.

TOP PERFORMERS
LAMONTE BEARDEN – 2014 – PG – GERMANTOWN
The Buffalo bound lead guard did all he could to save the streak as he completely dominated periods in the second and third quarters while also making some highlight reel defensive plays in the fourth quarter.  He scored 24 points, he grabbed an unofficial 8 steals, he blocked 3 shots, he distributed, etc.  An excellent floor performance last night for one of the most underrated lead guards nationally.

ELIJAH GOODMAN – 2014 – PF – BROOKFIELD CENTRAL
He’s not equipped with the size, length, or athleticism to dominate but Goodman does just that game after game after game.  Last night he was absolutely sensational from start to finish as he brought big time instincts and feel to the court and completely dominated the paint from start to finish.  He was a monster on the glass with an unofficial count of 18 rebounds and he added big points at key times including the dagger late when he collected a shot blocked by Bearden and put it back while getting fouled that took the air out of Germantown’s sails.  Extremely impressive heart and toughness shown last night by Goodman and Germantown had no answer for him all night long.

RILEY LACHANCE – 2014 – G – BROOKFIELD CENTRAL
The Vanderbilt bound guard set to tone early with the first 7 points as Central went up 7-0 out of the box and then when it mattered late in the third and in the fourth quarter the 1-2 punch of Lachance and Goodman took over the game.  Lachance scored 13 of his 23 points in the final period and knocked down pressure threes, collected key steals, and made big plays when it mattered most in sealing the victory for Central.

CALEB MORTAG – 2014 – SF – BROOKFIELD CENTRAL
Mortag’s activity and athleticism was problematic for Germantown who didn’t match the effort around the basket that Central brought throughout the night.  One reason was that Mortag elevated right over the Warhawks at times with a couple of highlight reel dunks but his tips, loose ball efforts, and ability to attack the offensive glass and keep things alive proved invaluable to Central’s ability to gather up 50/50 balls and seal the victory last night.

BRAD NEWMAN – 2014 – PG – BROOKFIELD CENTRAL
The young lead guard struggled early with foul trouble and quick shots but late in the game he settled in nicely and knocked down a few key jumpers at crucial times while also kicking out a big assist in transition late in the fourth quarter.  It was a team effort for Central and in the fourth quarter when they needed it, Newman was at his best.