Game Report: Boys Basketball – Oak Hill Varsity 67 New Garden Friends 60 ( OT )

Posted by Press Release on February 20, 2015 at 9:42 am under High School | Comments are off for this article

In a game of could have been and should have been the Bears let this one get away…

New Garden Friends led most of the way giving up a fourth quarter lead that sent the game into overtime. In the extra period the Bears suffered critical turnovers and mistakes which led to easy scores for the Warriors . The Warriors salted the game away from the free throw line in the extra period after gaining the lead.

New Garden controlled the boards 53-36 with Osi Smart pulling down 25 rebounds (17 off of the defensive glass) . In the end the Bears were not able to overcome a cold shooting night ( 35% ) and too many turnovers (24)…many unforced.

Osi Smart led the Bears with 24 points to go with his 25 rebounds . Deng Kongdok grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked 3 shots and Sterling Holland with 11 points was the only other Bear to score double figures.

For the visiting Warriors, L.B. Wingate with 26 points and Bishe Ramabe with 14 led the way.

                1st  2nd  3rd  4th  OT  Final
New Garden      13   17   13   11    6   60
Oak Hill        12   11   18   13   13   67  

New Garden
Osi Smart 24
Sterling Holland 11
EJ Bartlett 8
Josh Wilkerson 7
Derek Brandon 4
Jordan Twyman 2
Deng Kongdok 2
Ahmad Jeffries 2

Oak Hill
LB Wingate 26
Bishe Rambe 14
Oliver Lynch-Daniels 13
Kane Schrader 9
Dylan Curry 4
Graeme Majors 1

The Bears travel to New Hope Christian tonight for a 7:00 game with the Phoenix.

Submitted by Dave Secor


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