Muller & Co. continue to put up impressive numbers

Zach Muller and the 11-2 Friars are a tough out for anybody, just ask the field at the South San Antonio Tournament, where the team won four of five and finished fifth overall. (Photo by Preston Patton)
Zach Muller and the 11-2 Friars are a tough out for anybody, just ask the field at the South San Antonio Tournament, where the team won four of five and finished fifth overall. (Photo by Preston Patton)

The Friars continue their hot start to the season as winners of their last three and nine of the last 10 games.

Bishop Lynch (11-2) placed fifth in the 32-team field at the South San Antonio tournament, featuring the top UIL teams from San Antonio, Houston, and a few from DFW. The Friars were one of only two private schools in the field.

They took down San Antonio MacArthur and Schertz Clemens, dropped a heartbreaker to eventual tournament champion Dallas Carter, then rebounded with blowout wins against Northside O'Connor and Silsbee, a defending UIL state champion from a year ago.

Jake Milkereit was named to the All-Tournament team.

On Tuesday, the boys went to Bryan Adams and returned with a 23-point win. 

The team heads north to Greenville this weekend to take part in a shootout-style tournament. They return home next week with games against Greenhill on Tuesday, and Nolan Catholic on Thursday.

 

Friars 54, MacArthur 26

Team Leaders — Points (Zach Muller, 16); Rebounds (Jake Milkereit, 9); Assists (Milkereit/Imo Essien, 4); Blocks (Muller, 2)

 

Friars 80, Clemens 54

Team Leaders — Points (Milkereit, 23); Rebounds (Milkereit, 11); Assists (Milkereit, 8); Steals (Essien, 7)

 

Carter 58, Friars 53

Team Leaders — Points (Milkereit, 22); Rebounds (Muller, 15); Assists (Ethan Stock, 3); Blocks (Stock, 3)

 

Friars 73, Silsbee 50

Team Leaders — Points (Milkereit, 28); Rebounds (Muller, 13); Assists (Essien, 6); Steals (Essien, 2)

 

Friars 70, O'Connor 56

Team Leaders — Points (Milkereit, 26); Rebounds (Essien, 10); Assists (Essien, 6); Blocks (Milkereit, 4); Steals (Essien, 4)

 

Friars 73, Bryan Adams 50

Team Leaders — Points (Milkereit, 22)