SHELBYVILLE, IL. —
After the early win on Thursday, Newton came off a win over Red Hill and hit the ground running, blowing out B.C. by 40 points, 61-21.
Newton started slow with an 11-4 run, then exploded on a 2nd period 21-3 run for a 25-point lead at the break, 32-7. Newton slowed their roll in the 3rd and B.C. trimmed the lead with an 11-7 period.
Down by 21 to start the 4th, B.C. was thumped again by a 17-3 Newton run being bludgeoned until they were saved by the final bell.
Newton's 2-out-of-3 big scorers were unstoppable. Two of the three top scorers, Stone, Mammoser, and Chestnut will get their points, even if one is limited.
Stone scored 25 against Red Hill and Mammoser 20, while Chestnut had just eight. Against B.C., Stone had 23 and Chestnut 21, while Mammoser had eight.
Stone had 11 field goals, stepping out for one trey. Chestnut buried five 3-pointers for 15 of his 21 points.
B.C. had no one in double figures. Rexroad led B.C. with just seven points, including the only B.C. trey.
Newton didn't need to shoot free throws and 60 of their 61 points came from the floor.
Newton 61, Beecher City 21
B.C. stats: Rexroad 7 (1-2, 1-3 pt FGs, 2/2 FTs), Bales 4 (2 FGs), Barnes 4 (2 FGs), Gardner 2 (FG, 0/1 FTs), Kenter 2 (FG), Shelton 1 (1/2 FTs), Harder 1 (1/2 FTs), Doty (0/2 FTs). Team FGs 8 (1-3). Team FTs 4-of-9.
Newt stats: Stone 23 (10-2s, 1-3 pt FGs), Chestnut 21 (3-2s, 5-3 pt FGs), Mammoser 8 (1-2, 2-3 pt FGs), Workman 5 (2 FGs, 1/1 FTs), Pickens 4 (2 FGs). Team FGs 26. 3-Pointers: 8 (Chestnut 5, Mammoser 2, Stone). Team FTs 1-of-1.