Boys Earn Non-League Win

posted Feb 3, 2018, 6:31 PM by Steve Barr
2/3/18 - Varsity - Wooodmore 58, at St. Joseph Central Catholic 46.  Woodmore used a 13-3 run to start the fourth quarter that turned a 36-32 lead at the end of the third quarter into a comfortable win for the Wildcats.  Woodmore forged a 13-7 lead after one quarter before St. Joe scored the first nine points of the second quarter to take a 16-13 lead.  Woodmore then countered by scoring eight straight points to lead 21-16.  St. Joe got the last basket of the first half as Woodmore led 21-18.  Woodmore led by five points and seven points (36-29 with 1:20 left) in the third quarter and settled for the 36-32 lead.  The Wildcats then secured some breathing room with the 13-3 run to open the fourth quarter to lead 49-35 with 4:12 left.  Senior Mitchell Miller, who took game scoring honors with 28 points, scored 10 of Woodmore's 13 points in the run.  St. Joe then scored the next eight points to close the gap to 49-43 with 2:20 remaining.  Woodmore put the game away with a Miller lay up, one free throw from freshman Aaron Sandrock, and two free throws from senior Kevin Paul to forge a 53-43 lead with 1:16 left.  Junior Drew Burner scored 17 points in the win.  St. Joe was able to stay in the game on the strength of eight three-pointers.  Woodmore had 22 field goals to 18 for St. Joe while the Wildcats were 8-of-14 at the stripe, St. Joe 2-of-6.  Junior Varsity - Woodmore 55, at St. Joseph CC 38.  Woodmore trailed 15-14 after one quarter, but would hold a 38-25 lead heading to the fourth quarter after outscoring the Crimson Streaks, 24-10, in the middle two quarters.  Sophomore Paul Koenig led Woodmore with 15 points, junior Jimmy Grzegorczyk added 13 points and sophomore Javier Slaughter chipped in with 12 points.  Freshman - at St. Joseph CC 38, Woodmore 32.  Woodmore trailed at the end of each of the first three quarters and could not get over the hump in the fourth quarter.  St. Joe led 13-6 after one quarter, 20-14 at halftime, and 28-25 after three quarters.  Isaac Betancourt led the way with eight points while Zach Hunt scored seven points and Hunter Allen tossed in six points.