West Hancock Team Info
County Team Info
West Hancock (10-1) played their first game
in their attempt to defend their tournament crown on Wednesday
morning and defeated Brown County (5-5) by a score of 59-46.
The Titans of West Hancock scored 38 second half points
to seal the victory in a game that felt closer than the final
Brown County had the lead 14-10 after the
first quarter thanks to hot shooting, but West Hancock came
storming back and actually took a 21-16 lead into halftime.
The game was finished at the free throw line, as West
Hancock shot 22-of-28 from the charity stripe, including
15-of-20 in the fourth quarter.
The Hornets of Brown County were stung in the second
quarter when they scored just two points.
The Titans used a balanced scoring attack
with four players finishing in double figures (Drake Hammel had
18, Peyton Dooley scored 13, and Drew Martens and Lucas Dorethy
each added 11). West
Hancock also out-rebounded Brown County 27-21.
Brown County had three players in
double-figures themselves (Camden Schmitz with 17, Nathan
Hendricker had 12, and Brady Bergman included 11).
Hendricker also added six assists.
West Hancock advances to the quarterfinal
against Jacksonville, to be played Thursday at 5:00 pm.
Brown County will play in the first consolation game of
the tournament against Abingdon-Avon Thursday at 9:00 am.