Widlcats Earn Road Win

posted Dec 5, 2017, 6:59 PM by Steve Barr   [ updated Dec 6, 2017, 6:32 AM ]
12/5/17 - Varsity - Woodmore 55, at Port Clinton 50. The Wildcats trailed 17-4 midway through the first quarter but worked their way back into the game outscoring Port Clinton in each of the last three quarters.  Woodmore trailed 20-11 after one quarter, but pulled to within four points at 25-21 very late in the second quarter before settling for a 27-21 deficit at halftime.  Woodmore scored seven of the last 12 points of the third quarter, but still trailed, 38-37 heading into the final quarter. Senior Mitchell Miller scored the first four points of the fourth quarter to give the Wildcats a 41-38 lead with 5:52 left.  Port Clinton answered quickly with two layups to take a 42-41 lead with 5:20 left - the last Port Clinton lead of the game.  Woodmore would score the next 10 points to build a 51-42 lead with 37.3 seconds left in the game.  Junior Hayden Heidebrink's layup with 3:02 left, off a steal by Miller, put the Wildcats ahead for good.  Freshman Aaron Sandrock sank two free throws at the 1:07 mark to make it 45-42 and Miller followed with six consecutive free throws to give Woodmore the 51-42 lead.  Port Clinton then countered with five unanswered points to pull within four points (51-47) with 18.9 seconds left.  But, a pair of free throws by Woodmore put the game away with less than 10 seconds left.   After a Port Clinton three-pointer with 2.2 seconds left, Miller put the game away for good with a pair of free tosses with 1.2 seconds remaining.  Miller took game scoring honors with 28 points, scoring 21 of those in the second half, 14 of those in the fourth quarter.  He was 10-of-15 at the charity stripe in the final stanza.  Heidebrink added 17 points, nine in the first half.  Woodmore was 17-of-25 at the line in the game, Port Clinton was 1-for-3.  With the win, Woodmore improved to 2-0 on the season, the first 2-0 start since the 2004-05 season, the last time the Wildcats won a league title.  Junior Varsity - at Port Clinton 50, Woodmore 22. Port Clinton led 16-6 after one quarter and 24-8 at halftime and went on to earn the win.  Sophomore Marty Perkins scored six points and sophomore Cade Burrough added five points.  Freshman - Woodmore 36, at Port Clinton 33.  Woodmore maintained a small lead after every quarter to earn the win.  Woodmore led 10-7 after one quarter, 19-17 at halftime, and 25-23 after three quarters.  Hunter Allen led the way with 12 points while Evan Hensel added nine points and Isaac Betancourt scored seven.