SHELBYVILLE, IL. —
Devin Peterson his a Ram 3-pointer to reclaim the lead, 43-42. Hagerman wasted no time. He teed up his own splash from the arc and captured the Okaw lead with 6:25 left, 45-43. Okaw would not trail again.
Shadwell drove and tied the game, 45-45. Still answered again, driving and picking up the 2 and the foul, converting for a 3-point lead, 48-45, and begin a 16-4 Okaw run.
Shelby missed a long jumper and Hagerman drove and was fouled again. He made both shots. Shelby missed yet another trey, but this time Bart Kennell reached out and tipped the rebound to himself, then scored.
Hagerman drove, missed, and Still got the put back. Shelby missed another 3. McConnell came back in the game with 3:38 left, down 52-47. Jeffers immediately scored inside. Shadwell drove inside and scored, but Hagerman hit from the arc.
Hagerman scored on a give and go and a 10-point lead with 2:00 left, 59-49. Shelby missed another three and, with 1:21 left in the game, Shelby started to foul to stop the clock. Hagerman was fouled for the super bonus and made both shots to cap the 16-4 run, 61-49.
hednryx stopped and popped and missed, but Peterson saved the ball in bounds back to hendryx and he was fouled on a jumper. He made both shots.
Hagerman was fouled again and split a pair at the line, 62-51. Post player Luke McConnel pulled up at the key and drained his only 3-point shot of the game to give Shelby hope with 1:00 left, 62-54.
The Rams were within two scores. However, Okaw beat the Ram press and TJ Pieszchalski drove and scored. he was fouled and had to leave the game with a 10-point Okaw lead and sealing the game, 64-54.
Shadwell drove and missed, but Kennell got the put back with 37 seconds left, 64-56. Shelby air-balled a 3, got the rebound and missed another 3. They got the ball back on a rebound foul and the inbound lob to McConnell led toa bucket, 64-58.