Boys basketball: Aiker pours in 28 points in loss at Newport


February 23, 2022

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Nathan Aiker battles for a basket in a game earlier this year.

Sophomore Nathan Aiker scored 28 points in Sweet Home's 65-47 loss at Newport (9-13) Friday, Feb. 18, recording the best single-game offensive performance by a Huskies player this year.

It was also a Sweet Home sophomore's most-prolific scoring game since Gavin Kauffman's 36-point effort in 2008.

Aiker went 10-for-17 from the field, 3-for-7 from three-point line, and 5-for-7 in free throws. He also pulled down a team-leading 10 rebounds.

"He just played with a lot more confidence than he's had," Head Coach Drew Emmert said. "Being a sophomore, it's hard to have a lot of confidence night in...

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