Trojan teams ground Eagles in visit to Drummond
DRUMMOND – The Boys and Girls basketball teams from Drummond collected easy victories Tuesday night as they faced visiting Valley Christian for the second time this season.
Drummond 64, Valley Christian 48
The Trojan boys had to work hard for the win Tuesday against the Eagles, overcoming a brief deficit in the third period. Valley took a 38-36 lead with 3:06 to play in the stanza, but Drummond answered with a bucket 30 seconds later to tie the score again at 38-38. But it was that score that put the Trojans on a 9-0 run to the end the period and take a 45-38 lead with eight minutes to play.
Once they had the lead the Trojans never looked back, outscoring the eagles 19-10 in the fourth to secure the victory going away.
“Kids played a good game tonight,” said DHS Head Coach Levi Parsons. “(We) had a couple of bobbles defensively, but we rebounded well and pushed the floor hard and were able to score in transition.”
Leading that second half surge was senior Chase Goldade who scored 15 of his team-high 22 points over the final 16 minutes of play to with nine rebounds. Caleb Parke added 14 while Trey Phillips and Colt Parsons each chipped in nine.
Valley Christian – 8/14/16/10 – 48
Drummond – 16/12/17/19 – 64
Valley Christian – Becker 25, Beaudin 6, Streit 8, McKethern 2, Centifanto 4, Hoaglin 3
Drummond – CBradshaw 8, CParke 14, Phillips 9, BBradshaw 2, Goldade 22, Parsons 9
Boys Junior Varsity
Drummond 50, Valley Christian 41
Scott Parke led Drummond with 12 points while Logan Hauptman and Chance Dunkerson each added eight to lead the Trojans to the win.
Drummond 51, Valley 27
The Lady Trojans played tough defense and cleaned the glass thoroughly as the cruised to the 24-point victory.
Drummond out-rebounded Valley 49-20, led by Holly Hauptman 13 and teammates Liz Perry and Kimber Parsons each grabbing 10.
“The girls played really well tonight,” observed DHS Head Coach Nate Bignell of his girls. “We went out there planning to focus on the defense and they executed it.”
Perry and Hauptman each completed the double-double by scoring 16 and 11 points, respectively. The eighth grader Parsons came up just one point shy of the feat scoring nine.
Valley Christian – 7/5/7/8 - 27
Drummond – 12/9/17/13 – 51
Valley Christian – Kelly 3, Coghlin 12, Gedney 6, Harvey 3, Fanguy 3
Drummond – Williams 4, Hauptman 11, Struna 4, Perry 16, Nelson 3, Parke 2, Wagner 4, Parsons 9