Monday, March 06, 2017

Campbell County and Scott advance to 10th Region championship game

The Campbell County Camels and the Scott Eagles will meet in the championship game of the 10th Region Tournament Tuesday night.

Campbell County defeated the Bracken County Polars Bears 64-59 and the Scott Eagles edged the Paris Greyhounds 70-67 tonight in the semifinals at the Mason County Fieldhouse.

Campbell County jumped out to a 9-0 lead, but Bracken County rallied and the took the lead at 44-43 on a Tanner Fisher three-pointer with 6:35 left in the game.

The Camels answered with an 8-2 run to lead 51-46 with 2:52 to play. 

Campbell County extended the lead to nine at 60-51 with 41 seconds left.

Austin Crawford scored a game-high 30 points for Bracken County.

Cole Hegyi led Campbell County with 18 points.

Joel Day hit 10-of-10 free throws and scored 12 points.

Tanner Clos added 11 points.

Campbell County ran its record to 30-4.

Jake Ohmer scored 46 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Scott to the win over Paris in an instant classic.

Paris led 32-30 at halftime, but Scott opened the third quarter on a 16-3 run.

The Eagles were up 51-38 with 1:21 left in the third quarter and 57-44 with 6:52 left in the game.

The Greyhounds stormed back and regained the lead at 67-65 on a putback by Jekobi Wells with 53 seconds left in the game.

Ohmer put Scott back on top with a three-point-play with 39 seconds remaining.

After Paris missed the front end of a one-and-one, Jaycob Pouncy hit two free throws to push the Eagles' lead to three with 12 seconds to play.

Timmy Jolley blocked the Greyhounds' three-point shot, grabbed the ball and dribbled into front court as time expired..

Ohmer was 14-of-18 from the field and 17-of-19 from the free throw line. He scored 15 points in the third quarter and 17 in the fourth quarter.

Ohmer's 46 points are the second highest in a 10th Region Tournament game.

Billy Ray Fawns of Montgomery County a record 47 points in the 1995 championship game.

Eric Johnson hit five three-pointers and scored 21 points for Paris.

Jekobi Wells followed with 19 points and Ryan Davis added 10 points.

Campbell County beat Scott 57-55 in the regular season and 59-58 in the championship game of the 37th District Tournament.

The 10th Region Tournament championship is Tuesday at 7 p.m.

CC (30-4) Hegyi 18, Jolly 7, Clos 11, Day 12, Bertsch 9, Geiman 7
BC (17-15) Crawford 30, Enges 4, Jones 8, Tanner Fisher 6, Tad Fisher 6, Rigg 3, Jacobs 3

CC 14 16 11 23- 64
BC 07 17 17 18- 59

S (20-12) C. Ohmer 7, J. Ohmer 46, Jolley 3, Perrin 8, Pouncy 2, Dumlao 2, Pusateri 2
P (26-8) Johnson 21, Ashford 5, Wells 19, J. Davis 5, R. Davis 10, Cunningham 6, Myers 1

S 13 17 21 19- 70
P 18 14 08 27- 67

(Updated to add that Scott led by 13 in the fourth quarter.)

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