|Fourth seeded Farmington (11-2) came out firing in this game and never let up. The Farmers were ahead 12-6 after one quarter and 30-13 at the half. They used sound defense and clean passing (only nine turnovers) to take a big win over tournament first seed West Hancock (9-4) by a score of 61-30. Farmington reaches the Championship game for the first time since 1997.|
The big story here were the points in the paint, where Farmington dominated by a count of 40-12. In addition, the Farmers bench outscored the Rockets bench 26-6. West Hancock shot a meager 31% from the floor, compared to 56% for Farmington.
Farmington was led in scoring by two double digit scorers (Ben Martin with 16 points and Corbin Rutledge with 14 points). Martin shot 6-7 (86%) from the floor and 3-3 from the free throw line. Martin also had a game-high with seven rebounds. Ty Anderson pulled down six boards.
The Titans were led by Drake Hammel’s 10 points, six rebounds, and three blocks. Colin LeMaire also added eight points.
Farmington advances to the Championship game and will play Rockridge, tonight at 9:30pm. West Hancock will meet Abingdon-Avon in the 3rd place game, tonight at 8:00pm.
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December 28, 2019