Cavaliers beat Panthers, 75-39


By Chris Hoppes - choppes@aimmediamidwest.com



CHILLICOTHE — The Miami Trace Panthers varsity basketball team played a Frontier Athletic Conference game at Chillicothe Tuesday, Feb. 11.

Chillicothe won the game, 75-39. The Cavaliers, once again champions of the FAC, improve to 9-0 in the conference. They have a game remaining with Jackson.

Freshman Andrew Guthrie led the Panthers with 11 points.

Junior Logan Rodgers had 10 points and four rebounds.

For Chillicothe, Brandon Noel scored 23 points and senior Jayvon Maughmer had 20 points and 11 rebounds.

Chillicothe bounded out to a 20-4 lead at the end of the first quarter.

At halftime, Chillicothe was in the lead, 36-15.

After three quarters of play, the Cavaliers held a 60-25 lead.

The Cavs made 31 of 47 field goal attempts for 65 percent.

Miami Trace connected on 17 of 47 shots for 36 percent.

Both teams made five three-point field goals.

The Cavaliers outscored the Panthers from the free throw line, 8-0. In a somewhat rare occurrence, the Panthers did not have a free throw attempt in the game.

The Cavs had 29 rebounds to 16 for Miami Trace.

Miami Trace (12-9 overall, 6-4 FAC) concludes regular season play for 2019-20 with a game at Peebles High School Friday. The freshman game starts at 5 p.m.

The Panthers will begin play in the Division II tournament taking on Logan Elm Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 8 p.m. at Southeastern High School near Chillicothe.

SCORE BY QUARTERS

MT 4 11 10 14 — 39

C 20 16 24 15 — 75

MIAMI TRACE — Andrew Guthrie 4 (1)-0-11; Logan Rodgers 5-0-10; Trevor Barker 1 (1)-0-5; Kyler Conn 1 (1)-0-5; Dylan Bernard 0 (1)-0-3; Cameron Moore 0 (1)-0-3; Keegan Terry 1-0-2; Hayden Hunter 0-0-0; Cyrus Keplinger 0-0-0; Ethan Steele 0-0-0; Bo Little 0-0-0; Isaiah Reisinger 0-0-0. TOTALS — 12 (5)-0-39. Free throw shooting: 0 of 0. Three-point field goals: Guthrie, Barker, Conn, Bernard, Moore. Field goal shooting: 17 of 47 for 36 percent. Three-point field goal shooting: 5 of 16 for 31 percent. Rebounds: 16 (7 offensive). Assists: 11. Steals: 5. Blocks: 2. Turnovers: 11. Personal fouls: 13. Bench points: 16. Second chance points: 15. Points off turnovers: 9.

CHILLICOTHE — Brandon Noel 9 (1)-2-23; Jayvon Maughmer 8 (1)-1-20; Tre Beard 1 (2)-0-8; Lucas Crawford 1-4-6; Cam Smith 2-0-4; Cortland Duncan 2-0-4; Mike Miller 0 (1)-0-3; Keyon Williams 1-1-3; Vinny Roper 1-0-2; Joel Barnes 1-0-2; Isaac McCoy 0-0-0; Jaden Cain 0-0-0; Eli Taylor 0-0-0. TOTALS — 26 (5)-8-75. Free throw shooting: 8 of 12 for 67 percent. Three-point field goals: Beard, 2; Noel, Maughmer, Miller. Field goal shooting: 31 of 47 for 65 percent. Three-point field goal shooting: 5 of 13 for 38 percent. Rebounds: 29 (8 offensive). Assists: 14. Steals: 4. Blocks: 2. Turnovers: 8. Personal fouls: 7. Bench points: 18. Second chance points: 10. Points off turnovers: 12.

By Chris Hoppes

choppes@aimmediamidwest.com