Boys Basketball

Boys Basketball Escapes Braves; Clinches Overtime Win

Hamilton’s Boys Basketball Team traveled to Talawanda last night for a midweek non league contest.  Big Blue trailed early and tried to play catch up most of the first half as they went into half time down 7 points.  The boys came out fresh in the third quarter dropping 11 points while holding the Braves to just 5.  Hamilton built a lead up in the 4th quarter but squandered it late by not connecting at the foul line.  Talawanda capitalized on the Big Blue errors and banked in a three point shot with seconds remaining while also getting fouled on the play. The 4 point play sent the game into yet another overtime (Big Blue’s 5th overtime period in less than a week). Hamilton dominated the overtime period coming out with a tough 62 – 57 victory.

Hamilton put three players into double figures: Myles Howard with 13 points and 15 rebounds; Tyrique James with 11 points, and Daniel Brunck with 11 points off the bench.

With the win, Hamilton runs its record to 6-6 overall and 4-3 in the Greater Miami Conference. They are back at home on Friday as they host top ranked Oak Hills.

To view the game stats and information on the GMC Sports website, click here.

To read the Journal-News article on the game thanks to Laurel Pfahler, click here.

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