Seth Whitehead - For the Daily Union
SHELBYVILLE, IL. —
Okaw Valley basketball traveled to Beecher City on Saturday and shot down the Eagles, 65-42.
The Timberwolves opened with a 26-10 run and fluffed the cushion the rest of the way.
They had three players in balanced double figure scoring. Garrett Sparks led the way again with 16 points, including 4-of-6 at the line, followed by Wil Craig with 14 points, 2-of-2 at the line, and Peyton Hagerman with 12, including two 3s and 2-of-2 at the line.
Craig led Okaw with eight points in the 1st, while Sparks and Hagerman had seven each to vault into the 16-point lead. Okaw shot 11-of-16 at the line in the game.
Beecher City scattered their scoring each period. They were led by Barnes with 11 and Riley with 10. They shot just 2-of-4 at the line.
Okaw Valley 65, Beecher City 42
Okaw stats: G. Sparks 16 (6 FGs, 4/6 FTs), Craig 14 (6 FGs, 2/2 FTs), Hagerman 12 (2-2s, 2-3 pt FGs, 2/2 FTs), Bush 8 (4 FGs), Perrine 7 (3 FGs, 1/2 FTs), Jeffers 4 (FG, 2/4 FTs), Still 2 (FG), Shields 2 (FG). Team FGs 25. 3-Pointers: 2 (Hagerman). Team FTs 11-of-16.
BC stats: Barnes 11 (5 FGs, 1/2 FTs), Riley 10 (2-2s, 2-3 pt FGs), Krueger 8 (4 FGs), Doty 5 (2 FGs, 1/2 FTs), Gardner 2 (FG), Wills 2 (FG), McKay 2 (FG), Giles 2 (FG). Team FGs 18. 3-Pointers: 2 (Riley). Team FTs 2-of-4.