Farmington Team Info
Point Central Team Info
In the second time in as many years, Camp
Point Central has upset a #3 seed in the quarterfinals of the
Macomb-Western Holiday Tournament.
Last year, it was #3 Monmouth-Roseville falling to the
Panthers. This year,
Camp Point Central’s (9-3) victim was the #3 seeded Farmers of
The Panthers scored only nine points in the first half of this
contest, but stormed back to score 35 after halftime.
Taking a 16-9 lead into halftime, the
Farmers knew that kind of scoring futility for both teams
Little did they realize, they would get outscored in the 2nd
half 35-20 by a charging Camp Point Central Panthers squad that
was gunning for back-to-back trips to the semifinals.
Farmington won the battle inside, outscoring the Panthers
28-22 in the paint.
However, Camp Point would favor the rebound battle (30-21) and
would shoot better from the floor (43.8% to 38.5%), 3-point land
(30% to 9.1%), and the free throw line (50% to 45.5%).
Farmington hit 7-of-16 from beyond the
3-point line in their opening round game against Liberty, but
against Camp Point Central, they would only sink one 3-pointer
out of 11 attempts.
Farmington does run the floor well as evidenced by their eight
converted fast break points.
Camp Point Central made it to the 1A state
football title game, where they fell to Forreston.
Since the football season ended, the Panthers have only
lost one game, to the Raiders of Quincy Notre Dame back on
In that six-game stretch before this tournament, they
defeated two other fellow semifinal teams:
West Hancock and Monmouth-Roseville.
That win versus West Hancock was the Titans’ only loss of
the year. After
their first two games in this tournament, Camp Point has handed
just the second loss to both Lewistown (12-2) and Farmington
The Panthers were led in scoring by Jalan
Vance’s 13 points.
Last year’s CPC All-Tournament selection Lane Ippensen pitched
in 10 points and a game-high nine rebounds and two blocks.
Farmington’s lone double-digit scorer was
Dalton Powell, who finished with 10 points and a game-high four
assists. Coe Jansen
added eight points.
Camp Point Central will advance to the semifinals, to be played
on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 pm.
That game (Game #22) will be against the Eureka Hornets.
Farmington will now compete for 5th place, as
they will play Illini Bluffs in the 10:30 am game (Game #20) on
Saturday morning. Both
mentioned games are at WIU’s Western Hall.