WASHINGTON C.H. 37, HAMILTON TOWNSHIP 35
Though held to only 2 points in the 4th quarter it was enough to help the Washington Court House Blue Lions win their 6th straight boys varsity game Saturday night as the hosted the Hamilton Township Rangers.
Hamilton entering the game at 2-7 & recently snapping a 24 game losing streak jumped out to an early 15-9 first quarter lead as the Blue Lions shot a very cold 4 of 14 from the field including 1 of 7 on three point shots.
The 2nd quarter while trailing 21-13 the Lions hit 3 threes & pulled to within 2 points at the half at 24-22.
They continue their hot shooting in the 3rd period by hitting 50% from the field & forcing 4 Ranger turnovers & took a 35-30 lead into the 4th quarter.
In the 3rd period Derek Shaw hit 8 of his game high 13 points to led the Lions to the lead that they preserved in the final 8 minutes despite hitting only 1 of 7 from the field.
Rangers went cold from the field in the 4th period going 2 of 10 from the field including 1 of 5 on three point shots.
Shaw as we mention earlier led the Lions (now 6-3 overall) with 13 points including 2 threes, Garrett Phipps had 6 points & Conner Eckles added 5 points.
Rangers (2-8) were led by Charles Campbell & Devon Peart with 10 points each.
Washington will be off till this upcoming Friday when they return to SCOL action against Greenfield McClain.
Other SCOL involved games includes:
LONDON 70, CEDARVILLE 50
The Red Raiders picked up their 1st win of the season at the McDonalds Holiday Basketball Shootout at Miami Trace High School on Saturday afternoon.
London had 4 players in double figures led by Kyle Fisher with 18 points.
Brok Bennet added 14, Zac Carey had 13 & Zac Anderson finished with 10 points. Sully Mineer finished with 9 points.
London is now 1-7 & will host Clinton-Massie this Friday night.
Cedarville was led by Grant with 22 points.
GREENEVIEW 71, MADISON PLAINS 59
The Rams won their 7th game in a row after a season opening loss as Evan Bradds had 32 points & 10 rebounds. Tyler Buntz added 26 points for the Rams.
Golden Eagles now at 4-4 overall were led by Alex Williams with 14 points & Damon Glipsie with 13 points.
The game was a part of the McDonalds Holiday Basketball Shootout.