Rockford stops North Butler

North Butler coach Dave Brown expresses his frustration after calling a timeout with only four players on the court during Friday’s game against Rockford. (Kristi Nixon photo)

GREENE – North Butler coach Dave Brown finds himself scratching his head in order to get his team playing the way it did when the Bearcats started the season 4-0.

When Rockford came to town, the Warriors started finding their shot in the second quarter, turning a slim 14-13 advantage into a 38-20 halftime lead in the eventual 64-50 loss that had North Butler falling to 4-5 overall, 3-5 in the Top of Iowa East.

Rockford’s Zach Bushbaum, who led all scorers with 18 points, scored 16 mostly in that second-quarter surge.

“That’s a great offensive basketball team,” Brown said...

The full story appears in the Jan. 11 print edition of the Butler County Tribune-Journal.