Boys basketball: Aiker pours in 28 points in loss at Newport
February 23, 2022
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...