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Dragons roll past Redmen in OVC

Published 5:15am Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

PROCTORVILLE — Fairland Dragons’ coach Nathan Speed was worried about a letdown after a big win over Chesapeake.

Final score: Fairland 87, Rock Hill 55.

Worries over.

“Our fear was having a letdown. We really pushed for the kids to play with intensity. We came out and played hard the whole game,” said Fairland coach Nathan Speed.

Evan Maddox had 15 points and 7 rebounds to lead four players in double figures for the Dragons, 8-3 overall and 4-0 in the Ohio Valley Conference.

Cody Midkiff had 12 points and 7 rebounds, Tyler Campbell had 11 points and Kyle Raines finished with 10 points, 7 rebounds and 3 steals.

Rock Hill (2-8, 0-4) was led by John Jenkins with 14 points and Evan Morris with 13. Austin Collins had 9 points and 8 rebounds.

Midkiff had 5 points in the first quarter to offset 6 by Jenkins as Fairland took a 20-11 lead.

Midkiff came back with 7 points in the second quarter while Morris had 9 points for as each team scored 17 points and it was 37-28 at the half.

Maddox poured in 11 points in the third quarter to match Rock Hill’s total. The Dragons went on a 12-0 run to start the half and led 63-39 at the end of the quarter.

Jake Wireman had 6 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Fairland reserves as they outscored Rock Hill 24-16. Jenkins scored 6 points for the Redmen.

Rock Hill 11 17 11 16 = 55

Fairland 20 17 26 24 = 87

ROCK HILL (2-8, 0-4): Aaron Dalton 0-0 1-3 0-0 3, Evan Morris 4-7 1-3 2-2 13, Joey Stidham 0-3 1-6 2-8 5, Austin Collins 2-7 0-1 5-7 9, John Jenkins 6-11 0-4 2-5 14, Shane Harper 1-1 0-0 0-0 2, Layden Delawder 1-5 1-2 0-0 5, Chandler Haskins 1-1 0-0 0-0 2, Alex Nance 0-0 0-0 2-2 2. Totals: 19-54 13-27 55. 3-point goals: 4-19. Rebounds: 19 (Colins 8). Assists: 7. Steals: 5. Blocked shots: 1. Turnovers: 20. Fouls: 17. Fouled out: None.

FAIRLAND (8-3, 4-0): Cody Midkiff 2-5 2-5 2-2 12, Luke Phillips 3-4 0-0 1-2 7, Nathan Campbell 2-4 0-0 3-3 7, Kyle Raines 4-8 0-1 2-2 10, Evan Maddox 7-13 0-1 1-5 15, Chance Short 0-4 1-3 1-2 4, Thayer Flynn 2-4 0-0 1-2 5, Dionte Braye 3-5 0-0 0-0 6, Tyler Campbell 5-7 0-0 1-2 11, Phillip Beaty 0-0 0-1 0-0 0, Matt McComas 2-2 0-0 0-0 4, Jake Wireman 0-0 2-3 0-0 6, Jacob Warner 0-0 0-0 0-1 0. Totals: 35-70 12-21 87. 3-point goals: 5-14. Rebounds: 49 (Midkiff 7, Raines 7, Maddox 7). Assists: 20 (N. Campbell 5). Blocked shots: 3. Steals: 9 (Phillips 3, Raines 3). Turnovers: 13. Fouls: 17. Fouled out: None.

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