Game 11 Recap: Monmouth-Roseville 63, Wethersfield 45

Monmouth-Roseville outscored Wethersfield 23-9 in a pivotal third quarter to advance to the consolation semifinals. The Titans got the better end of several key statistics: points in the paint (42-18), points off turnovers (38-7), and fast break points (16-2). Wethersfield had a lead with 2:48 left in the first quarter after a 3-pointer by Zeb Rashid. The Titans responded with a layup by Ben Anderson and never looked back.

It wasn’t all roses for Monmouth-Roseville, as they shot just 2-for-12 from beyond the arc, with the only successful attempts made by non-starters Derek Chandler and Charlie Fletcher. The team’s free throw shooting (9-for-18) was also below tournament average. However, their defense forced 27 turnovers, including 17 steals.

The Titans had a tournament-high four players finish in double-figures: Jerome Jackson (12), Logan Bratcher (12), Charlie Fletcher (11), and Ben Anderson (10). Ben Anderson was one board short of a double-double, as he finishes with nine grabs. He also had a team-high four assists. Jerome Jackson slapped away a tournament-high seven steals.

The Flying Geese were led in scoring by a duo of double-digit scorers: Will Rumbold (11) and Aimery Jackson (10). Landon Sauer led his team with eight rebounds. Cole Troxell had a team-high four assists.

The Titans of Monmouth-Roseville (8-6) advance to Game 18, where they will play the winner of the Abingdon-Avon/West Hancock game. That game will be played at WIU’s Brophy Hall at 10:30am. Wethersfield has been eliminated from competition.

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Chris Derry
December 28, 2021

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