Vikings share wealth in win over Hawks

Friday, January 26, 2018

HAMPSHIRE Eleven Community Vikings shared in the scoring as the Vikings went on the road and defeated the Hampshire Hawks 60-38 in a non-district basketball tilt Thursday night.

Tyrese Eady scored eight points as the Vikings got off to an early lead. Community (9-10) ended the first quarter with a 20-14 advantage.

It was Corde Lane scoring six points from the inside as the Vikings outscored the Hawks 16-6 in the second quarter. The Vikings took a 36-20 lead into halftime.

Alex Mitchell and Dillon Whitaker both connected on treys in the third quarter as Community outscored Hampshire 12-8 and took a 48-28 lead into the final quarter.

Reserves saw plenty of action in the quarter as Community upped its lead. Will Reed scored four points as the Vikings ended with the 22-point win.

Eady scored 12 points while Lane had 10 for the Vikings.

Hunter Jones led Hampshire with 10 points.

Community entertains Marshall County for homecoming in a District 12-AA game tonight at 7:30 p.m.

Community 20 16 12 12 60

Hampshire 14 6 8 10 38

Community: Tyrese Eady 12, Dillon Whitaker 9, Kobe Pride 6, Thomas Buchanan 5, Alex Mitchell 3, Corde Lane 10, Will Reed 7, Jarrett Collier 3, Grayson Garrette 2, Zach Lohn 2, Elijah Pope 1, Zac Monroe, Zander Monroe, Brayden Pearson, Evan Petrie.

Hampshire: Hunter Jones 10, Noah Jones 7, Aaron Rochelle 3, Coble Brooks 3, Billy Carrigan 3, Alex Wyatt 6, Liam Kelly 2, Blake Morrow 2, Errette Delk 2, Ethan Bowden, Lester Chapman, Jay Marks.

3-Point goals: Community (5): Whitaker 3, Buchanan, Mitchell; Hampshire (9): H. Jones 3, Wyatt 2, N. Jones, Brooks, Carrigan, Morrow.

Halftime score: Community 36, Hampshire 20.