Priceville gets best of West Morgan
This game was the biggest test thus far for the Bulldogs, as West Morgan entered the game with an experienced lineup led by Carson Muse and Jalen Fletcher.
The first quarter started with an 8-2 run by West Morgan’s Dyllan Ward, who knocked down two consecutive three-pointers, along with a 15-foot jumper. Priceville closed the quarter on an 8-1 run to take a 10-9 lead into the second quarter.
After a 4-4 start to the second quarter, Muse scored seven straight points to help the Rebels go on a 9-0 run to take a 22-14 lead.
Priceville outscored West Morgan 8-2 heading into the half. Cole Lindeman scored the Bulldogs’ final five points to cut the Rebels’ lead to 24-22 at the break.
The Bulldogs continued their run to start the third quarter, extending the lead to 31-24 with a 9-0 run. Chris Thomas scored the first seven points with two layups and a three-pointer, and Josh Greenhill finished it with a layup.
West Morgan cut the lead to 38-34 late in the third, but the Bulldogs answered with their second 9-0 run of the quarter to take a 47-34 lead into the final quarter.
Lindeman finished with 19 points to lead Priceville. Thomas added 15 points and eight rebounds. Greenhill had seven points, while Elijah Hopkins added six. Jake Langlois led the defensive effort with five steals.
Fletcher had 17 points and five assists to lead West Morgan (3-4). Muse finished with 15 points and seven rebounds, while Skyler Hutto added nine points and seven rebounds.