Exeter-Milligan defeated the Centennial Broncos 54-50 in an overtime battle in girls basketball Saturday, Jan. 4 at Malcolm in the third-place game of the Malcolm Holiday Tournament. The score was tied 44-44 after regulation.
The 5-3 Timberwolves committed only three turnovers in the victory.
The Timberwolves jumped ahead 14-5 after the opening period, went into the locker room up 21-14 at halftime, and then led 36-28 going into the final period.
Exeter-Milligan made 1 of 6 three-pointers and hit 17 of 25 free throw tries. The Timberwolves connected on 18 of 52 field goal attempts.
E-M held the edge on the boards with 42 rebounds.
Scoring- Thomsen 2, Zeleny 16, Dedenroth 9, Hall 14, Howard 6, Horne 3, Pribyl 4. Rebounds- Zeleny 10. Assists- Dedenroth 2. Steals- Zeleny 4, Howard 3.
The Timberwolves were nipped by the Diller-Odell Griffins 47-44 in girls basketball Tuesday, Jan. 7 at Diller-Odell as the winners held a slim lead after each quarter.
The loss was aided by the Timberwolves committing 26 turnovers.
E-M trailed 14-8 after the opening period, trailed 26-25 at halftime, and then trailed 37-36 going into the fourth quarter.
Exeter-Milligan made 0 of 4 three-pointers and hit 18 of 28 from the line. The Timberwolves connected on 13 of 57 from the field, while D-O was 13 of 48 from the field. D-O sank 2 of 10 three-pointers and made 19 of 30 free throw tries.
Scoring- Thomsen 9, Howard 10, Zeleny 3, Hall 7, Pribyl 11, Horne 2. Rebounds- Pribyl 13. Assists- Zeleny 3. Steals- Pribyl 8.
Team rebounds– E-M-34, D-O-24. Team fouls– Exeter-Milligan-26, D-O-13.
E-M was shot down by the Shelby-Rising City Huskies 56-27 in girls basketball Friday, Jan. 10 at Exeter.
The loss was aided by the Timberwolves committing 33 turnovers.
E-M trailed 17-4 after one, trailed 26-16 at halftime, and then trailed 36-19 going into the fourth quarter.
E-M made 0 of 4 three-point tries and made 3 of 8 from the line. The Timberwolves sank 13 of 38 field goals, while S-RC was 21 of 60 from the field. S-RC hit 0 of 4 three-pointers and connected on 14 of 23 free throw tries.
Scoring- Thomsen 3, Zeleny 5, Horne 4, Hall 9, Pribyl 4, Dedenroth 4. Rebounds- Pribyl 6. Assists- Horne 3. Steals- Thomsen 2.
Team rebounds– Exeter-Milligan-25, S-RC-21. Team fouls– Exeter-Milligan-19, S-RC-9