Wildcats Down Hopewell-Loudon

posted Dec 16, 2017, 12:49 PM by Steve Barr   [ updated Dec 16, 2017, 6:35 PM ]
12/16/17 -  Varsity - at Woodmore 61, Hopewell-Loudon 56.  The Wildcats took a lead they would never relinquish scoring the first seven points of the third quarter to turn a 31-27 deficit at halftime into a 34-31 lead with six minutes left in the third quarter.  Woodmore led 16-11 after one quarter, but were outscored 20-11 in the second quarter to trail at halftime.  After the Wildcats took their lead early in the third quarter the teams would trade points the rest of the quarter which ended with Woodmore leading 44-41.  Hopewell would pull even at 44 by getting the first points of the fourth quarter, a three-pointer with 6:28 left.  The Wildcats would respond by scoring the next six points to take a 50-44 advantage.  With Woodmore leading 54-51, senior Mitchell Miller was fouled and a technical was called.  Miller would can three-of-four free tosses to increase the lead to 57-51 with 1:25 left.  The Wildcats would put the game away with three more free throws to take a 60-51 lead with 25.6 seconds left.  Miller led the way with 21 points, 12 in the second half, while freshman Aaron Sandrock and junior Hayden Heidebrink each had 10 points.  Sandrock had eight of his points in the second half.  Junior Drew Burner scored nine points.  Junior Varsity - Hopewell-Loudon 49, at Woodmore 47.  The Wildcats rebounded from a 16-3 deficit after one quarter to take a 37-34 lead into the fourth quarter.  But, Woodmore could only manage two field goals, both three-pointers, in the final stanza and were outscored 15-10, to suffer their second loss.  Sophomore Paul Koenig led the Wildcats with 17 points, sophomore Cade Burrough added 16 points.  Koenig scored 12 of his points in the first half,  while Burrough had 12 of his points in the second half.  Freshman - Hopewell-Loudon 42, at Woodmore 39.  The second quarter doomed the Wildcats as Hopewell-Loudon won the frame, 16-7, to build a 22-14 lead at halftime.  Woodmore worked its way back into the game trailing only 27-24 after three quarters, but both teams scored 15 points in the fourth quarter.  Isaac Betancourt scored 12 points to lead Woodmore.  Hunter Allen, Zach Hunt, and DJ Melter each scored six points.