The top-ranked (AA) Williamstown Yellowjackets jumped all over the Mingo Central Miners early and never let off the gas in a 76-31 win on Friday in the Hatfield-McCoy Shootout at the Williamson Field House.
Williamstown (16-0) got off to a strong start, taking a 20-7 lead after the first quarter. Things kept getting worse for the Miners (6-10) as the Yellowjackets extended the lead to 34-15 at the intermission. Williamstown kept extending its lead through the second half and cruised the rest of the way for the win.
Mingo Central was led by Jake Cline’s 8 points. Malaki Sheppard and Kendan Trent followed with 6 points each. Chris Ross netted 3 points. Ethan Thomason, Caden Porter and Tyler Lester finished with 2 points each.
Williamstown was led by Jayden Bryant with 15 points.
Mingo Central will face Belfry on Saturday at 7 pm in the Hatfield-McCoy Shootout at the Williamson Field House.
Mingo Central (31) – Jake Cline 8, Malaki Sheppard 6, Kendan Trent 6, Chris Ross 3, Ethan Thomason 2, Caden Porter 2, Tyler Lester 2
Williamstown (76) – Jayden Bryant 15, Alex Irvin 13, Parker Schramm 8, Lynken Joy 8, Dylan Ashley 7, Cruz Isaly 6, Louis Goodnow 5, Kent Wigal 4, Payton Bunch 3, Gavin Lemley 3, Tyler Keiser 2, Carson Hill 2
Photo Courtesy of Samantha Waine