Jacksonville Team Info
West Hancock Team Info
In the first quarterfinal game of the
tournament, the West Hancock Titans (11-1) met and defeated the
Crimsons of Jacksonville (2-10) by a score of 53-41.
After the Titans built a late lead, Jacksonville
responded with a full court defense, quick fouls, and quick
Crimsons scored over half of their total points during the last
period. But the
Titans withstood the pressure and will advance to the Saturday
The game was heated and physical, featuring
nosebleeds and technical fouls (three of each in fact).
In the end, the #1 seed Titans showed their mettle.
In some aspects, the numbers appear to be in
They out-rebounded West Hancock 35-26.
They had a better shooting percentage at the free throw
line (68.8% compared to the Titans’ 57.5%).
But some other numbers tell the rest of the story:
15 turnovers to West Hancock’s six, four steals to the
Ttians’ nine, and seven points off of turnovers compared to 16
for West Hancock.
The biggest difference was 27 personal fouls to West Hancock’s
16. Included in
these were three technical fouls, which proved to be quite
West Hancock was led once again by 2017
All-Tournament member Drake Hammel with 24 points, six rebounds,
two steals, and two blocks.
The only other scorers for the Titans were Peyton Dooley
(eight points), and seven each from Caleb Sinele, Lucas Dorethy,
and Drew Martens.
West Hancock will need to shoot better from the floor as they
eye a repeat title.
(They shot just 35.9% from the floor in this contest).
For Jacksonville, Noah Newton had the team-high in points
with 10 and also grabbed seven rebounds.
Zack Rose added eight points as well as a game-high 11
rebounds. Nick Cook
and Carter Hays each added seven points.
West Hancock advances to the semifinal
round and will play the winner of the Rockridge and
That game will be Saturday afternoon at 1:00 pm in
Jacksonville will move into the 5th place bracket to
play the loser of the Rockridge and Monmouth-Roseville game.
That game (Game 19) will be played on Saturday morning at
9:00 am in Western Hall.