FRIDAY’S HS BOYS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES: Draughn wins, stays in contention for league title

Published Saturday, February 9th, 2019

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FRIDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL

BOYS BASKETBALL SUMMARIES

 

NORTHWESTERN FOOTHILLS 2A

DRAUGHN 64, EAST BURKE 60

Draughn     12     19     18    15—64

E. Burke     12     18     12    18—60

DRAUGHN 64—Jeremiah Daye 27, Eli Poteet 14, Pritchard 9, Treadway 6, Robinson 4, Gray 2, Abee 2.

EAST BURKE 60—Cam Propst 17, Aaron Morrison 16, Brittain 8, Shuford 6, Lor 5, Coble 4, Teague 2, Ward 2.

Notes: Draughn has won three straight games and five of its last six and is in second place in the conference race, a half-game back of Hibriten and one game up on Bunker HillEast Burke has lost five straight games … The Wildcats are 38-12 under head coach Yates Jensen, in his second season … The Cavs beat Draughn 52-42 at Draughn on Jan. 11 … East Burke is 2-7 at home this season … Draughn has won 16 or more games three times in school history (16-10 in 2010-2011) … Before Jensen became head coach, the Wildcats were 21-78 over a four-year period.

Records: Draughn 16-5, 8-2 Northwestern Foothills 2A; E. Burke 5-18, 3-8.

Reported by: Jerome Ramsey, E. Burke head coach.

SOUTH FORK 2A

MAIDEN 62, EAST LINCOLN 53

E. Lincoln       12        14        11        16—53

Maiden           17        14        15        16—62

EAST LINCOLN 53—Jones 5, Sidney Dollar 14, Adams 3, John Bean 10, Justin Kuthan 18, Zirkle 3, Horne.

MAIDEN 62—Ly 3, Caleb McDaniel 18, Mason High 12, Boyles 9, Montrell Stinson 18, Howell 2, Wicker, Copeland, McClough, Diciuucio.

Notes: Maiden’s win streak since losing 77-52 at East Lincoln on Jan. 11 is now at seven straight games… East Lincoln had a 12-game winning streak snapped … The Blue Devils and Mustangs share the league lead with two conference games to go… Maiden reaches 20 wins for the first time in head coach Danny Anderson’s four years there and for the sixth time since 1977-78 … The Mustangs are 45-8 in their last 53 games and they have won 20 or more games six times in seven seasons and 10 times in 14 years.

Records: E. Lincoln 20-2; 11-1 South Fork 2A; Maiden 20-2, 11-1.

Reported by: Chip Ashley, E. Lincoln coaching staff.

BANDYS 72, WEST LINCOLN 47

W. Lincoln      7      15       4      21—47

Bandys            20    16     11      25—72

WEST LINCOLN 47—Propst 6, Lai 4, Seth Willis 21, Chris Mox 14, Short 2, B. Beam, N. Beam.

BANDYS 72—H. Clanton 3, Charlie Stybroski 16, L. Wright 2, Reed 3, Spencer Ledford 10, Z. Wright 2, Harwell 3, Davis Clanton 14, Queen 2, Harrill 6, Maddox 7, Shook 5, Hojnacki, C. Clanton.

Notes: Bandys snapped a six-game losing streak and extended the Rebels’ losing streak to 42 game dating back to last season … Mox hit four 3-pointers for West Lincoln … The Trojans have scored at least 70 points in three straight games … West Lincoln has scored 50 or fewer points in 18 games this season, including in each of the last nine games … Bandys has won four straight over West Lincoln and seven of the last eight … The Rebels have won once in their last nine games in Bost-Matheson Gym.

Records: W. Lincoln 0-21, 0-12 South Fork 2A; Bandys 9-10, 4-8.

Reported by: Benny Lytton, Bandys SID.

NORTHWESTERN 3A-4A

FREEDOM 92, ALEXANDER CENTRAL 45

Alex Central     12    10    14      9—45

Freedom            21   30    28    13—92

ALEXANDER CENTRAL 45—Jem Lowrance 13, Strickland 6, Wooten 2, Stikeleather 5, Presnell 4, Benfield 2, Walker 2, Maddox Kerley 11, Elder, Chapman.

FREEDOM 92—Birchfield 6, Fletcher Abee 25, Jakaria Dula 19, Michael Logan 10, Freeman 9, Moore 2, Hemphill 2, Rice 9, Davis 6, Johnson 4, Ledford, Griffith.

Notes: Freedom has won 11 straight games and wrapped up at least a share of the conference title … The Patriots swept second-place Hickory and have wrapped up the league’s No. 1 state 3A bid even the Red Tornadoes tie them for the conference title … The Cougars had won back-to-back games coming in but are now 2-2 in their last four games and they’re in third place … Freedom head coach Casey Rogers, in his 13th season, is 275-84 as his alma mater … Freedom shot 58.5 percent and Alexander Central shot 43.9 … Logan’s seven rebounds led the Patriots and no one had more than three for the Cougars … The Patriots had only seven turnovers, leading to outscoring Alexander Central 33-4 on miscues, as the Cougars had 18 turnovers … Freedom had 12 steals … Abee hit eight of 12 field goals, including seven of 11 from 3-point range, and Freedom hit 17 of 34 from behind the arc … Jayden Birchfield went 4-for-4 at the free throw line for the Patriots, who made 13 of 18 … James Freeman had nine assists for Freedom … Alexander Central led only once, by three in the first two minutes … Freedom has scored 93, 90 and 92 in its last three games and 90 or more nine times this season.

Records: Alexander Central 15-7, 8-4 Northwestern 3A-4A; Freedom 21-1, 12-0.

Reported by: Jonathan Watts, Alexander Central SID; Rob Scott, Freedom coaching staff.

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