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Hornets rout RV

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

BIDWELL — Now that’s a team scoring effort.

The Coal Grove Hornets had three players in double figures and 11 in the scoring column as they routed the River Valley Raiders 79-38 Friday in an Ohio Valley Conference game.

Brandon Adkins had a game-high 21 points to lead the Hornets (5-3, 2-1). Conor Markins scored 16 and Jonathon Joseph came off the bench to add 10 points.

Tyler Twyman scored 14 for River Valley.

Coal Grove jumped in front 18-4 in the first quarter and never looked back. Adkins scored 6 points while Joe Akers and Markins had 4 each.

Adkins pumped in 11 points in the second quarter as six different players scored and the Hornets cruised to a 44-15 halftime cushion.

Markins had 5 points in the third quarter while Sean Paulus, Adkins and Akers scored 4 each and the Hornets outscored the Raiders 19-5 to build an insurmountable 63-20 lead.

River Valley got all 5 of its points in the quarter from the foul line. The Raiders were 19-of-24 from the line overall.

Isaiah Gunther, D.J. Miller and Markins all made 3-pointers for the Hornets in the fourth quarter. Twyman had 8 points and John Qualls 5 for River Valley.

Coal Grove 18 26 19 16 = 79

River Valley 4 11 5 18 = 38

COAL GROVE (5-3, 2-1): Sean Paulus 3 0 0-0 6, Brandon Adkins 9 0 3-4 21, D.J. Miller 0 1 0-0 3, Joe Akers 4 0 0-0 8, Conor Markins 5 2 0-0 16, Austen Pleasants 1 0 0-0 2, Jacob Pierce 1 0 1-2 3, Travis Carey 1 0 0-0 2, Isaac Fields 1 0 0-0 2, Jonathon Joseph 5 0 0-0 10, Isaiah Gunther 0 2 0-0 6. Totals: xxx. Fouls: 19. Fouled out: None.

RIVER VALLEY (NA): Dayton Hardway 3 0 0-0 6, Tyler Twyman 1 2 6-9 14, Rhodes 0 0 1-2 1, John Qualls 1 0 5-5 7, Austin Neekamp 0 0 2-2 2, Tre Craycraft 0 0 4-4 4, Jordan Howell 0 0 0-0 0, Cody Lee 0 0 0-0 0, Brody Moles 0 0 0-0 0, Morrison 0 1 0-0 3, Mark Wray 0 0 1-2 1. Totals: 5 3 19-24 38. Fouls: 11. Fouled out: None.