Game 8 Recap: Lewistown 59, West Hancock 44

The tournament’s Day 1 ended with a matchup featuring the Lewistown Indians and the West Hancock Titans. This game was the most physical of the opening day action. Lewistown led at halftime by a score of 33-21 and held on to win by a score of 59-44.

The story here were the rebounds. Lewistown outrebounded West Hancock 34-19. That led to more points in the paint and more second chance points. The Indians led for all but one minute and eight seconds of this contest.

Lewistown was led in scoring by Jackson Churchill, who had 22 points (on just 6-of-9 shooting). Blayne Clary also scored double figures, finishing with 10. Trey Gaston and Tanner both led the team with seven rebounds each.

The Titans’s leading scorer was Colin LeMaire with 15 points. Alec Hymes added 10 points of his own. Luke Jacquot led rebounding efforts on West Hancock with seven.

The Indians will face 3rd seeded Eureka in the 9:30pm Game 16 on Tuesday. West Hancock will move into the consolation bracket and match up with Abingdon-Avon in the 2:30pm Game 12.

Box Score

Lewistown Info
West Hancock Info

Chris Derry
December 27, 2021

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