First Quarter Shooting Lifts M-W; E-K's Scott Scores 40
Some collective team sharp shooing led Madrid-Waddington a 55-35 win at Colton-Pierrepont in Thursday's NAC Boys Basketball action while Edwards-Knox rode a 40-point outburst by Tyler Scott to an 86-74 victory over Hammond.
MADRID-WADDINGTON BUILDS BIG HALFTIME LEAD
M-W jumped out to a 22-12 first quarter lead and expanded it to 34-14 at half and was led by Kyle Stoner's 19 points, Drew Harmer's 14, seven from Sage Cordwell and six from Kaden Kingston. Logan Cordova and Jacob Morgan added five and four points.
"MW shot lights out in the first quarter and held us in check with their intense defensive effort," said E-K Coach Nate Pike.
Noah Rousell produced 11 points and 11 rebounds for C-P and Harlee Besio came through with 10 points. Rounding out the scoring were: Michael Schwartzfigure with six, Billy LaPierre and Theo Hughes with three and Cody Francis with two.
EDWARDS-KNOX WINS SCORING DUEL OVER HAMMOND
Tyler Scott (6 rebounds) scored 17 of his 40 points in the first quarter and buried five 3-pointers on the night leading the Cougars to a 27-12 lead.
Lukas McQueer (10 rebounds), who buried five 3s in the second half of a 27 point effort, sparked a Hammond rally which cut the difference to 60-53 entering the fourth quarter. Dylan Wood (4 steals) scored his eight-point total in the fourth quarter and Kale Harper netted seven of his 17 where E-K secured the win with a 26-21 edge.
Mason White and Andrew Franklin also scored eight points in the win and Jared Lottie added six. A pair of budding snippers in Dominic Perretta and Kameron Toland combined for four and three 3-pointers scoring 14 and 11 points for Hammond. Brandon LaRock netted seven points and Kennon Gardner (2 3s) and Logan Jones each scored six points.