Woodmore Hosts Lake

posted Feb 2, 2018, 3:09 PM by Steve Barr   [ updated Feb 2, 2018, 7:03 PM ]
2/2/18 - Varsity - at Woodmore 53, Lake 49.  After an even first half that ended in a 26-all tie, the Wildcats seemed to have put the game away in the third quarter scoring 11 straight points to forge a 39-28 lead with 4:09 left, and scored 14 of 16 points in the frame to take a 46-30 lead with 37.2 seconds left in the third quarter.  Wildcat senior Mitchell Miller scored 16 of his game-high 25 points in the third quarter, scoring 16 of the 18 Woodmore points in one stretch of the quarter.  Lake scored the last basket of the third quarter as Woodmore led 46-32.  Lake then scored the first 13 points of the fourth quarter and the Wildcats lead was down to 46-45 with 2:13 left.  Woodmore junior Drew Burner converted a pair of free throws at the 1:08 mark to make it 48-45.  After a Lake field goal made it a one-point game again with 58.7 seconds left, Miller converted two free throws with 44.9 seconds left to make it 50-47.  With 16 seconds left, Lake missed a three-point field goal attempt and Burner rebounded and was fouled.  He converted one free throw to make it 51-47 with 14.1 seconds left.    Lake cut the lead to 51-49 on two free throws with 5.4 seconds left.  But, Miller hit a pair of free tosses with 4.0 seconds left to secure the win for the Wildcats.  Burner was the only other double figure scorer for Woodmore chipping in with 13 points, 10 of those in the first half, seven in the first quarter to help the Wildcats stay in the game.  Lake led 19-16 after one quarter.  Woodmore had three fewer field goals than Lake (19 to 16), but hit 17-of-20 free throws compared to 7-of-13 for Lake.  Junior Varsity -  at Woodmore 55, Lake 48.  The Wildcats outscored Lake, 13-7, in the fourth quarter to earn the win.  Woodmore took a 42-41 lead into the final stanza.  Sophomore Paul Koenig scored 15 points, freshman Andrew Barringer 14, and junior Jimmy Grzegorczyk added 10 points.  Freshman - Lake 39, at Woodmore 33.  Woodmore trailed 19-18 at halftime.  Lake then outscored the Wildcats 14-8 in the third quarter to build a 33-26 advantage that they would never relinquish.  Isaac Betancourt led the Wildcats with 12 points, Hunter Allen added 10 points.