Pt Central Info
Trevor Heffren shot 12-23 from the field
and scored 27 points to lead the Eureka Hornets (5-8) to a
victory over the Panthers of Camp Point Central (1-11) in the
second round of the Consolation bracket. Camp Point
outscored Eureka 15-3 in the third quarter to take the lead, but
Eureka charged back to take the decisive fourth quarter to
Points in the paint was the story in this
contest, as the Hornets won that battle 34-20. Eureka also
dominated second chance points 16-2. Faced with a 31-21
halftime deficit, the Panthers went to work in the third.
After a 15-3 quarter, Camp Point led 36-34. Eureka had
their largest quarter of the tournament and outscored Camp Pt
24-10 in the final frame.
Eureka was led by Heffren's aforementioned
27 points. Two Hornets players scored nine points each
(Aden Sears and Matt Martin). Sears also tied for the team
lead with nine rebounds with teammate Sterling Spencer.
Martin dished five assists to lead his team. Eureka also
shot 5-6 (83%) from the free throw line. Rebounds were
also won by the Hornets by a count of 35-18.
Camp Point Central's attack was fronted by
Peyton Clampitt's 16 points and four assists. Josh Alford
had a team-high four rebounds. Dominic Williams swiped
Eureka advances to the "Battle
of the Hornets" in Game 17 (tomorrow, 9:00am in WIU's Brophy
Hall) where they will face the Hornets of Brown County.
Camp Pt Central has been eliminated from the tournament.