Shelbyville Daily Union


December 20, 2013

Hornets Assaulted By Altamont

Cowden-Herrick got smacked hard by Altamont on Tuesday at the St. Elmo Tourney, 81-48.

Altamont had back-to-back runs in the 1st and 2nd periods, one 18-10, the other 19-11 for a 16-point lead at the break, 37-21. The Hornets upped their scoring in the 3rd, but so did Altamont, posting a 26-18 advantage in the period.

Down by 24, 63-39, to start the 4th, the Hornets needed a Christmas miracle. They didn’t get it, getting doubled up down the stretch and losing by 33.

Leading Hornet scorer Colton Burrus came through with 19 points, shooting 47% and recording a trey hat trick. He was the only one in double figures. The Hornets were taken out of their game. They had just nine assists, while turning the ball over 19 times. They were also out-rebounded, with just 15 boards.


Altamont 81, Cowden-Herrick 48

Alta 18-19-26-18--81

C-H 10-11-18-9--48

C-H stats: Colton Burrus 19 (4-2s, 3-3 pt FGs, 2/4 FTs), 2 rebounds, 2 assists; Colton Sphar 7 (2-2s, 1-3 pt FGs), 1 rebound; Colton Evans 6 (2 FGs, 2/4 FTs), 3 rebounds, 1 steal, 1 assist; Dylan Barnes 5 (1-2, 1-3 pt FGs), 3 rebounds, 2 assists; Micah Sandiford 4 (FG, 2/3 FTs), 3 rebounds, 1 assist; Carson Lorton 3 (FG), 1 rebound, 2 blocks, 1 steal; Aaron Nohren 2 (FG); Konner Blackerby 2 (FG), 2 steals, 3 assists; Noah Sandiford 1 rebound; Alex Brunken 1 rebound. Team FGs 18. 3-Pointers: 6 (Burrus 3, Sphar, Lorton, Barnes). Team FTs. Rebounds 15. Assists 9. Steals 4. Turnovers 19.

Alta stats: McGinnis 14, Ziegler 13, Wolff 13, Jackman 12, Armstrong 7, Siedel 6, Jahraus 6, Borders 6, Goeckner 4.

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