2022 Game 20 Recap: Macomb 51, Farmington 41

The Farmington Farmers avenged their loss less than a month ago to the Macomb Bombers and spoiled the Bombers’ chances at an evening contest, 51-41, in Game 20. While the Bombers didn’t start the game with much offense, waiting until halfway through the first quarter to score their first basket, they ended the first eight minutes with some enthusiasm. On two Connor Watson assisted buckets late in the first quarter, Macomb went up 10-6 heading into the second period. The game continued to be closely contested in the second quarter, with the Farmers holding a narrow 23-22 advantage going into the locker room. There were 10 lead changes in the game, all in the first half.

Farmington controlled the third quarter, outscoring the Bombers 14-7 with Logan Morse scoring eight of the Farmer’s 14. The Farmers dominated much of the fourth quarter as well, going up 42-29 at one point. The Bombers went on an 11-1 run late in the fourth to cut their deficit to a single possession, but the Farmers finished the game strong from the free throw line going 5-of-6 in the final eight minutes.

Logan Morse continued his excellent MWHT play, scoring a game-high 20 points. Morse was the only double-digit scorer for the Farmers, with Keauntrey Barnes scoring nine points and pulling down a team-high eight boards.

For the Bombers, J.T. Jeter led the team with 17 points on a 7-of-11 shooting performance. Connor Watson finished with 10 points and five assists. Nolan Kerr led the game with 11 rebounds, six of those coming on the offensive end.

Farmington advances into the 5th place contest, Game 24, and will face Rockridge. That game will be played later today at 6:30 pm. Macomb has been eliminated from the tournament.

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Emma Thorman
December 30, 2022

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