2018 Game 9 Recap:  Abingdon-Avon vs. Brown County

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Abingdon-Avon Team Info
Brown County Team Info

Day 2 of the 2018 Macomb-Western Holiday Tournament kicked off with a well-played consolation bout between the Tornadoes of Abingdon-Avon (7-6) and the Hornets of Brown County (5-6).  The big story here was Ryan Adolphson’s tournament-tying performance of 29 points as his A-Town secured the 58-51 win.

The Tornadoes won the rebounding battle 32-24, and also had four fewer turnovers (10 compared to Brown County’s 14).  Brown County did shoot well, however, as they finished the contest 20/40 for 50% from the floor.  The Hornets also were excellent in passing and finding the open player, as 16 of their 20 field goals were assisted.

Abingdon-Avon was led in scoring by Ryan Adolphson, who finished with 29 points on 11-of-14 shooting and 7-of-10 from the free throw line.  Adolphson also added nine rebounds.  Cayden Mahr supplemented 11 points and had a game-high 10 rebounds to complete the double-double.  Kaden Jones added eight points and Lukas Tinkham pulled down seven rebounds.

As previously stated, Brown County was efficient from the field, shooting an impressive 50% as a team.  The Hornets were led in scoring by Brady Bergman’s 19 points.  Also in double figures were Camden Schmitz with 11 points and Nathan Hendricker with 10.  Tate Fullerton dished out eight assists to go along with his five points.

Abingdon-Avon advances to Saturday play as they reach the semi-finals of the consolation bracket.  They will play the 9:00 am game, Saturday the 29th at Brophy Hall (which is right across the street from Western Hall).  Brown County has been eliminated from the tournament.

Chris Derry
December 27, 2018
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