Chargers again hold on after building big lead
Posted: Friday, January 13, 2012 12:00 pm
Westview is proving to be a great team for the first 28 minutes and a good enough one for the other four.
The Chargers built a big lead early in the fourth quarter and then held off a late charge for the second game in a row, this time knocking off Crockett County in Alamo.
Westview’s 67-61 win completed a sweep for the visitors as the Lady Chargers pulled away in the third quarter and put away Crockett County 56-27 in the girls’ opener.
The wins keep Westview near the top of the District 13AA standings, the Charger boys now 7-2 in the league and 14-4 overall and the girls 6-3 and 12-6.
Westview stays in 13AA play on Friday, hosting Ripley.
Westview 67, CC 61 (B)
The Chargers steadily pulled away from Crockett County, ultimately reaching a 21-point margin at 67-36 two minutes into the fourth period
Westview doubled the Cavaliers in the first period, ahead 14-7 at the break, and held a 30-20 advantage at the half. The visitors widened their lead to 51-36 after three quarters.
Jazell Baker led three Westview players in double figures with 16 points, while Jordan Davis added 15 and Antonio Hogard pitched in 13.
William Edwards connected on 12-of-19 field goals and 5-of-9 free throws in putting a game-high 29 points, while Devin Nash added 13 points for the Cavs.
Crockett County hit one more field goal than Westview, 25 to 24, but five of the Chargers’ baskets came from 3-point range. Westview was 14-of-18 at the free throw line, compared to Crockett’s 11-of-16.
The home team held a 34-29 rebounding advantage but also suffered 26 turnovers, 20 of those coming on steals by the Chargers.
Westview 56, CC 27 (G)
The Lady Chargers broke open a relatively close game at the half with a 15-3 run through the third quarter. A 16-10 advantage in the fourth period then finished off the Lady Cavaliers.
Westview built a 24-14 lead at the half.
Kaley Leyhue and Tiffany Rechis scored 11 points each, and Teddy Vincent added 10 for the Lady Chargers. Peyton Prescott had a game-best 167 points for the Lady Cavs. Published in The WCP 1.12.12