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Cold-shooting Redmen fall to Oak Hill, 46-35

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

OAK HILL — The Rock Hill Redmen must have felt like someone put basket repellent on the ball.

The Redmen shot a dismal 3-of-20 from the field in the first half and fell behind by 14 points and never recovered as they lost 46-35 to the Oak Hill Oaks on Tuesday.

Rock Hill took a 2-0 lead to start the game but Mitchell Hale hit a 3-pointer and the Oaks never trailed again.

Oak Hill was 11-of-27 from the floor in the first half as they went up 10-4 the first quarter and 27-13 at the half.

Rock Hill did managed to make 3-of-5 shots from the 3-point line in the third quarter but missed five other shots as each team scored 11 points and it was 38-24.

Landon Carroll scored six points in the quarter for the Oaks.

The Redmen defense cooled off the Oaks in the second half as they were only able to connect on 9-of-24 shots.

Rock Hill (0-9) was led by Mason Darby with 10 points and Nathan Turvey with 9 points.

Carroll had 19 points and Hale 10 for the Oaks (7-2).

Rock Hill hosts Ironton next Tuesday in an Ohio Valley Conference game.

Rock Hill 4 9 11 11 = 35

Oak Hill 10 17 11 8 = 46

ROCK HILL (0-9): Tyler Damron 1 1 0-0 5, Nathan Turvey 0 3 0-0 9, Brady Knipp 1 1 2-2 7, Mason Darby 3 0 4-4 10, Cameron Barnette 2 0 0-0 4, Alex Nance 0 0 0-0 0, Isaac Floyd 0 0 0-0 0. Totals: 7 5 6-6 35.

OAK HILL (7-2): Landon Carroll 3 1 0-0 9, Mitchell Hale 1 2 2-2 10, Nolan Carroll 8 1 0-0 19, Cody Swann 2 0 0-0 4, Dennis Fleming 2 0 0-2 4, Eric Kallner 0 0 0-0 0, Troy Moore 0 0 0-0 0. Totals: 16 4 2-4 46.