Tyrone Soars Over Central

Ellie Oakes

After losing only two hard-fought games in the regular season, Tyrone found another way to get a win over Central beating them 40-23 on the road.

Junior Blaine Hoover started off the game with a steal and a layup. The game was a physical, defensive battle from start to finish.

Tyrone was leading by 9 points at the end of the first quarter, 11-2.

Tyrone added on 11 more points before the half while Central only added 4 points to make it 22-6 at the half.

The Eagles came out the second half slow only scoring 4 points to Central’s 9 points. In the fourth quarter, the Eagles finally sealed the deal scoring 14 more points to Central’s 8 more points finishing the game with a score of 40-23.

Landon DeHaas led Tyrone with 11 points.

BOX SCORE

TYRONE (40): Gripp 2 1-2 5, Lucas 1 2-2 4, DeHaas 3 2-5 11, Hoover 3 1-2 9, Rhoades 1 2-4 4, Lang 2 2-2 7. Totals — 12 10-17 40.

CENTRAL (23): Kitt 1 0-1 2, Boyles 0 0-0 0, Eberlin 2 0-0 4, Klotz 4 4-5 13, Kling 0 0-0 0, Liebal 0 0-0 0, Ferry 1 0-0 2, Lingenfelter 1 0-0 2, Hoenstine 0 0-0 0, Gregg 0 0-0 0. Totals — 9 4-6 23.

SCORE BY QUARTERS

Tyrone 11 11 4 14 — 40

Central 2 4 9 8 — 23

3-point goals: Tyrone 6 (DeHaas 3, Hoover 2, Lang); Central 1 (Klotz).

Records: Tyrone (18-2 overall, 12-1 in the Mountain League); Central (14-8, 9-5).