The Locker Room: Prep Boys Hoops Roundup (Sectional Semifinals)
News 8 Highlight Zone - March 1, 2019
The Locker Room: Prep Boys Hoops Roundup (Sectional Semifinals)
Hey, good evening boys and girls..allow us to welcome you inside the locker room...he's petar hood... i'm justin prince...and for the past six months, we've brought you prep football and basketball highlights on this program every firday night..
Unfortunately it comes to an end this evening...now, the locker room will continue throughout the spring and summer, but this is it for the 2018-19 high school football and basketball season on this show...princey it's been a lot of fun...special shotout to caleb saylor and cody butler for all of thier help throughout the year...they sacrafice their time to help make our show better, and for that, we are very grateful... and with that, time to go out with a bang...tonight, sectional semifinals taking place across the area...31 local teams looking to punch their tickets to a title game tomorrow...áááwe begin in class 4-a..
Packed house at wayne for huntington north and south side... archers won the regular season meeting between these two...áááso h-n looking for some revenge, and they're off to a good start... off the turnover, zach daugherty... finishing through traffic in transition...ááámoments later, they dump it down to sawyer stoltz...the iupui commits takes his time for two of his 10 points... vikings take an early four point lead...ááábut the archers aren't going away that easy... amari hall... does his work early..
Gets good position, earns an easy layup...ááálater in the first quarter, you know what they say... if it ain't broke... hall drops in two more... áááthis one was tight in the early going, but the vikes would eventually pull away..
As you see jordan holowell scoring off the inbound... áááhuntington north cruises into the sectional championship... 53-32 your final..
áááso the vikings move on to play the winner of wayne and muncie central... craig young locked in and ready to go on his home floor tonight... áááthe ohio state football commit doing it on both ends... the block on one end... and he is tough man to deal with on the break..
Splitting defenders for a pair...áááand he was far from done... later, this is what you call bully ball... young tells that young fella to hit the weight room...áááand then it's young doing it from the outside... off the look-ahead from michael redding..
He'll shoot it if you leave him open... áááand if you double team to get the ball out of his hands, he'll find his shooter... redding... bottoms... this all part of an 11-3 run to put the generals up 11 midway through the third quarter...áááthey hold on to win, 66-63..
áááon to sectional five we go... dekalb your host taking on co-sac champ northrop... ááábruins led by ten at half... third quarter... they put this one away... sydney curry the move down low... he gets the bucket...áááa few possessions later... bruins pushing the pace... taquay white the benefactor in transition... that put northrop up 14...ááálater in the quarter... bruins sharing the ball... students want qualen pettus to shoot... he does... and rewards them... three ball from the corner... áááthen... the pass inside to curry... he finishes with the left at the rim... bruins hold dekalb to just three points in the quarter...áááthey go on to win 63-42 the final.... bruins get the winner of the east noble-bishop dwenger nightcap at dekalb....knights led by double digits late in the third... saints trying to make a comeback... brenden lytle down low to jared lee... bucket... plus the foul... three point play makes the lead nine...this was a theme tonight... knights with the answer.... hayden jones knifing his way through the dwenger defense for the layup...then... brent cox... the kick out to a wide open nate dickson for the triple... jones loving it... so was the knights student section... east noble goes up 15.... saints would have one last push in them before the end of the quarter... braden groves hits the corner triple....but again answers from ali ali and the knights... ali gets the bucket right at the buzzer... game high 18 from the akron commit...knights up 18 after three... they advance to the sectional final with the 60-50 victory... tip against northrop set for 7:30 tomorrow... ááámove to 3-a now..
Sectional 23 at bellmont..
Good semifinal matchup between norwell and marion...áááat least we thought it would be good... third quarter, marion running away with things... j- k thomas... if you think he's missing, jokes on you... áááthomas is a monster on the football field... he can hoop a little bit as well... stepback j puts the giants up 23 late in the third... ááánorwell not giving up the fight in the fourth... will geiger sets up drew federspiel in the corner... that's cash... áááand then it's garrison brege getting into the passing lane... turns it into an easy two... deficit cut to 19... ááábut tonight was not norwell's night... game-high 16 for thomas... add 14 for howard... marion cruises, 55-30... ááágame two in decatur tonight features the host bellmont braves and the heritage patriots... it was close when these two met in the regular season, and it was close again tonight... ááájaydon harris... been doing that all year for them... gives the pats the early advantage...ááábut bellmont comes right back... probably not how they drew this one up, but kade fuelling will take it...ááámoments later, braves using their size on the boards... aaron lehrman cleans up the miss..
Bellmont goes up four...ááábut that deficit is nothing to a team that can shoot it like heritage... parker tracey gets left open..
He makes 'em pay...áááand then it's more from harris... the baseline drive and finish, plus another... team-high 12 for the senior...áááheritage holds on to win, 50-48..
ááástaying in class 3a... sectional 22 at garrett..
Host railroaders facing angola... áááearly first quarter garrett keeping this one tight... kobe lucarelli hits the triple to tie things up...ááábut the hornets would respond... and in a big way... blake pocock hits the corner triple to give angola the lead right back... áááthen... luke honer takes the contact... and finishes down low on the block.... ááálater on... dyer ball able to clean up the miss from the corner... he gets the bucket to go...áááangola goes on a 12 to 1 run to end the quarter... the hornets advance to the championship with the 50-32 win.... áááso the hornets move on to play the winner of woodlan new haven...áááand this one was pretty much all bulldogs... pulling away in the first half... jamarr hutchins knocks down the jumper.... then it's donovynn lewis doing the same... ááánew haven led by a dozen at the break... they hold on to win, 48-37... sectional 21... tippecanoe valley tops northwood 45-41 to set up a date with wawasee in the sectional final tomorrow... the warriors downed west noble 65-43... down to oak hill we go, game one of the night saw manchester taking on lewis cass and it got ugly quick for the lewis cass squadmanchester's weston hamby drives to the lane but finds logan parrett who battles for two.
He gets his to gogood ball work here from the squires.
They find thane creager who drills the three ball from the corner.
The squires were up 30 at one point, and the margin didn't change much heading into the 4th quartera couple of misses here from manchester, but max carter cleans it up for two and next trip down the floor for lewis cass and carter swipes the ball back for the squire.
He does it himself here for two more points, extending the lead.manchester driving down the floor here, the ball gets kicked to the 6 foot 7 big man who drills the long two and manchester are moving on to the championship big win 90 to 58 game two of the night, defending 2a state champs oak hill hosting the wabash apaches.wabash fans fired up, and so were the apachesfirst points of the game come from trenton daughtry.
He nails a three for wabash.a good play here from the apache, the long pass finds blake gribben, he finds the bottom of the bucket for two.wabash fans loving it, but oak hill not going away tristen hayes goes for two here, misses, but cleans up his own mess and gets the golden eagles first two points of the gamesimilar play here, similar result, hayes down lown, misses the first, but grabs his own board and lays it in.
Oak hill within 6 points wabash though pulls away.
Good ball work finds daughtry who drains another 3.
The apaches win 75 to 44 and they move on to face manchester and makes sure there will be a new 2a state champ áááup to butler we go... kevin brown and adams central taking on eastside in sectional 36... ááájets up big late in the fourth... blazers trying to come back... chase franz the steal... look at the effort to save it... finds noah johnson for the bucket...áááother end... blazers staying aggressive... alex yoder rips the ball from kevin vandeweghe... he takes it the other way for the bucket... the lead is down to 10... ááábut that'd be as close as the blazers would get... van-dee-weg splits the defense and gets to the cup for two of his 13...áááthen... another easy press break for the jets... and this time it's ben voirol finishing in transition...ááájets fly in to the sectional 36 title game with the 54-42 win... so the jets get the winner of the night cap between defending champ busco and bluffton...late first... bluffton up nine... busco cutting in to that lead... jacob fulk gets the friendly bounce on the triple to cut the lead to six...other end... gavin king... floater game strong from the baseline... that puts the tigers up eight after one...second quarter... eagles trying to stay in this one... down 11... mason garland the drive... give him the hoop and the harm... three point play cuts the lead to single digits...but bluffton not messing around tonight... back on the other end... johnathon irwin no on the triple... zach cummins boards and kicks landon mcclish for three... he aint missin that.... tigers up nine...later... going to the glass again... irwin no good from deep again... gabe eisenhut cleans the glass gets the easy putback....tigers knock off busco 61-48... so it's adams central-bluffton for the title tomorrow... 3 in sectional 52 at fremont... fremont topped bethany christian 51-39... blackhawk rolls past hamilton 114-41 behind 22 from abe hicks and 20 from caleb furst...it'll be the braves versus eagles tomorrow for the sectional title... in sectional 55... southern wells downed cowan 78-49... they'll face liberty christian in the wes-del sectional final tomorrow night.
3 and finally, our play of the night takes us back to where we started...sectional six at wayne..craig young doing what craig young does for the generals..the block leads to the transition game, which leads to the lay-in for the future buckeye...wayne will play huntington north in the title game tomorrow night..
News 8 Highlight Zone - March 1, 2019