Piketon Advances, Southeastern & Westfall Seasons End

PIKETON 55, LYNCHBURG CLAY 22

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The Piketon Redstreaks punched their ticket to the Boys Division 3 Sectional Championship Saturday with a 55-22 win over Lynchburg Clay. Most of the second half was played with the continuous clock after Piketon took a lead of 35+ points.

Piketon led after every stop, 11-8 after one quarter, 40-11 at half, 55-19 after three then was content to go scoreless in the final period for the 55-22 win.

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Piketon had three players in double figures, led by Alex Blanton's 17 points, then 13 from Chris Chandler and 10 from Scott Lightle.

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The Streaks shot 23/35 for 66%- including 3/10 from the arc and added 6/14 at the foul line. The Mustangs of Clay were only 7/27 from the field for 26%- 1/8 from the arc and 7/10 from the line.

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Piketon improves to (13-10) and meets North Adams at 6pm Saturday for the sectional crown.

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NORTH ADAMS 51, SOUTHEASTERN 42

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Southeastern had an early lead of 8-3, then 12-9 after one quarter, but then found themselves trailing most of the game until taking a brief 40-39 lead in the fourth quarter before falling to the Green Devils.

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Three North Adams players were in double figures, led by Cade Meade's 14 points, then 11 each from Elijah Young and Austin McCormick- who also had 14 rebounds.

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Southeastern was led by Aaron Gillum's 17 points and Lane Ruby with 13.

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The Green Devils shot 16/43 from the field for 37%- including only 2/13 from the arc and added 17/22 at the foul line. Southeastern shot 14/40 from the field for 35%- including 6/14 from the arc and 8/16 at the line. North Adams did their biggest damage on the glass by out-rebounding the Panthers 36-16.

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Southeastern closes their season at (4-19) and North Adams improves to (17-4).

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MARIETTA 48, WESTFALL 43

The Mustangs became the second SVC teams to bow out of tournament action Tuesday with their Division 2 sectional loss at Logan.

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Marietta led most of the game, although Westfall had chances late in the game but failed to capitalize, geting as close as 44-43 before falling 48-43.

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