Big third-quarter for Piketon
lifts Redstreaks to big SVC road win
The Adena Warriors forced eight Piketon,
first-quarter turnovers to build a 15-4 advantage after
eight minutes of play. That lead was still 30-23 at
halftime, but after the break it was all Piketon as the
Redstreaks outscored Adena 21-9 in the third
quarter. Piketon took its first lead at 38-37 midway
through the third only to see Buddy Barnes answer
with a bucket to put the Warriors up 39-38. At that
point, Piketon scored the game's next 14 points to
break the game open as they went on to win it 68-58.

In the first half, Adena was able to keep the ball in
front, limit Piketon to just one shot, and create some
offense in transition. The second half was a different
story. After the eight early turnovers in the first eight
minutes, the Redstreaks only turned it over six times
the rest of the night. Piketon started getting some
transition chances of its own, and point guard Evan
Legg started to get into the paint with more
consistency. This allowed easy baskets and started
allowing Piketon to pound the offensive glass. After
only three offensive rebounds in the first half for
Piketon, the Redstreaks grabbed 11 offensive boards
after halftime as their size and ahtleticism started to
take over the game.

Piketon's big three of Cody Smith (16 points), Jordan
Brabson (15 points), and Legg (14 points) did play a
big role in Piketon's huge second half run; however, it
was the play of Caleb Southworth that made the
difference Friday night. Southworth scored nine
points, grabbed 10 boards, and blocked three shots.
He also made Adena's Clay Roll work extremely hard
for any open look at the basket. Southworth held Roll
to just 11 points on 4-of-19 shooting.

For Adena (3-1, 7-1), Barnes knocked down four
triples to score a game-high 23 points. Ben Bower
and Zach Skaggs both added 12 points.  
WF beats SE; Mustangs alone in first
With the game tied 27-27 at the half, Westfall
turned up the pressure in the third quarter to build
a double-digit advantage - an advantage that led
to a 67-52 Westfall win at Southeastern Friday
night. This win and Adena's loss puts Westfall at
4-0 in the SVC and in first place all alone.

For Westfall, Tyler Cobb scored 19 points and
grabbed nine rebounds. The senior forward was
also 9-10 from the free throw line. Bryant Gibson
enjoyed another big night. The senior point guard
scored 18 points, dished out seven assists, and
recorded six steals. Tyler Kritsch continued his
solid season with nine points and six rebounds,
and Westfall got some key minutes off the bench
from Tyler Smith who scored four points and
grabbed five boards.

For Southeastern, the Panthers top two scorers
were in double-figures again with Jordan Elam
scoring 15 points and Devin Willard scoring 12
points, but a major bright spot for the Panthers
came with Chris Hahn having a breakout game of
sorts scoring 14 points.
Huntington picks up win at Unioto
Zane Trace comes from behind to beat PV
Rounding out the night in the SVC, Huntington and
Zane Trace made it a pefect four-for-four for the
road teams Friday night. At Unioto, Huntington got
big nights from Drew Trusty and Corey Cottrill to
beat the Shermans 60-36. Trusty scored 16 to lead
the Huntsmen and Cottrill scored 13 points and
grabbed 12 rebounds. Another key note for
Huntington was the return of Craig Magill. The senior
was able to play about 16 minutes and scored four
points.

For Unioto in the loss, Alex Kimsey scored 10 points
and blocked five shots while Quentin Detillion added
eight points.

At Paint Valley, the Bearcats enjoyed a 23-16
halftime advantage, and even after Zane Trace took a
third quarter lead, PV still held a 37-35 lead after
three quarters of play. From that point, it was all Zane
Trace as the Pioneers outscored the black and gold
19-9 in the final frame.

Kirk Maxwell scored 19 of his game-high 23 points
after halftime to lead the comeback. He also dished
out four assists and recorded four steals. Rick
Chamberlin continued his great play with 13 points
and 15 rebounds. Zane Trace's second leading scorer
Gabe Haynes struggled a little Friday night scoring
only four points, but sophomore Joel Tripp played
well dishing out six assists and D.J. Merriman scored
seven points and grabbed eight rebounds.

For Paint Valley, Matt Workman scored 18 points
and Josh Long added 13 points. The Bearcats also
got nine points from sophomore Aaron Claytor.
Tyler Cobb

19 points
9 rebounds
9-10 from the line
Rick Chamberlin
13 points
15 rebounds
Corey Cottrill
13 points
12 rebounds
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