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Boys Basketball: Penn dominates Goshen in Sectional opener

Markus Burton’s 30 points powers Penn past Goshen

Sophomore point guard Markus Burton torched the nets for 30 points as Penn’s state tournament run started with a dominating 57-25 victory against Goshen in the Elkhart high school boys basketball Sectional on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at historic Northside Gym in Elkhart.
Penn’s victory against Goshen in the first-round advances the Kingsmen to the Semi-final round of the Elkhart Sectional. The Kingsmen take on Northridge at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, March 5, 2021.
Burton scored his 30 points on 8-of-11 shooting – including 4-of-6 three-pointers – and 2-of-2 free throws. Burton also dished out six assists and grabbed six rebounds. He also had two steals.
Casey Shultz connected on 5-of-6 shots inside and finished with 10 points. Shultz muscled inside for five rebounds.
Caleb Applegate contributed seven points to Kingsmen victory, hitting 3-of-5 shots, including a 3-pointer. Applegate had seven rebounds.
PENN 57: Markus Burton 30, Joe Smith 5, Seth Jankowski 0, Seamus Penney 0, Jayden Doster 3, DelRontay Haywood 2, Caleb Applegate 7, Gabe Gatete 0, Mason Wilson 0, Casey Shultz 10, Caleb Fischer 0, Cole Wojciechowski 0.
Goshen 25: Drew Hogan 12, Noah Alford 0, Zachary Subera 0, Brandon Rivera 0, Deecon Hill 3, Quinn Bechtel 4, Gage Worthman 2, Isaac Sawatzky 0, Jordan Williams 0, Lleyton Weddell 0, Ryan Eldridge 0, Blak Weiss 4.
PENN           20      11      13      13 – 57
Goshen        8        8        6        3 — 25
Three-pointers: PENN 7 (Markus Burton 4, Joe Smith 1, Jayden Doster 1, Caleb Applegate 1), Goshen 2 (Hill, Bechtel).

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