Greene overcomes hot shooting of Hancock player

Boys’ Basketball

Greene 71, Hancock 58 (OT)

HANCOCK -Greene overcame a monster night from Hancock's Tyler Phillips to prevail in overtime Friday.

Phillips hit seven three-pointers and finished with a game-high 35 points.

Greene, meanwhile, dominated the overtime period hitting all eight of its free throw attempts to improve its record to 8-2 on the season. "It was one of the best shooting nights I've seen," said Greene coach Rick Smith of Phillips, who said his team clamped down on defense in the extra period. "We were able to get inside for some easy baskets or draw fouls."

Dan Treadwell led three Greene players in double figures scoring totaling 22 points. Zach Wentlent netted 19 and Justin Ekstrom tacked on 11.

Greene hosts Unatego Wednesday.

Greene: Dan Treadwell, 9 2-3-22; Zach Wentlent, 6 6-6-19; Joe Beckwith, 1 0-0-3; Cameron Race, 0; Justin Ekstrom, 2 7-7-11; Brandon Davis, 4 1-1-9; Andy Walker, 1 1-3-3; Colin Brooks, 2 0-0-4. Totals: 25 17-20-71.

Hancock: Lewis Hall, 1 0-0-2; Ryan Smith, 2 2-2-6; Eli Holton, 1 3-4-6; Tyler Phillips, 13 2-4-35; Sam Worobey, 1 0-0-3; Zach Worobey, 1 0-0-3; Josh McFarland, 1 0-0-3; Dan Norton, 0. Totals: 20 7-10-58.

Greene 11 21 8 13 18–71

Hanc. 10 22 8 13 5–58

Three-point goals: (G) Treadwell 2, Wentlent, Beckwith. (H) Phillips 7, Holton, S. Worobey, Z. Worobey, McFarland

Oxford 43, Deposit 34

DEPOSIT - Down by two at halftime, Oxford seized control of Friday's game at Deposit with a 13-4 third quarter.

Andrew Golden scored 15 points in the second half and led the Blackhawks with 27 points. "We came out and played some good pressure defense in the third

Of note, Davis said Oxford will be hosting a fundraiser for local food pantries at Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s home basketball games. Sponsored by the Oxford National Honor Society, in lieu of admission, admission for students will be one non-perishable food item, and two non-perishable food items for adults. For those who prefer to pay a regular admission charge, gate receipts will be donated to the McDonough Food Pantry.

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