Friday, March 8, 2013

Hopkinsville Moves Past Graves Co. to Advance to Semifinals

Even though Hopkinsville struggled to score in the quarterfinal game against Graves Co., the Tigers managed to pull out a 74-60 win in the Friday afternoon Sweet Sixteen matchup.

Hopkinsville shot just 24% (7-29) in the first half. Jordan Majors led the scoring with 4 points and the Tigers took an 8-6 lead after the first quarter. Graves Co. also struggled. The Eagles shot just 22% (6-27). Combined, the teams were 6-26 and had 12 turnovers in the half. Hopkinsville scored 9 straight points to open the second quarter. The Tigers held on to an 18-16 lead at halftime.

The teams were tied at 27 heading into the fourth quarter. Hopkinsville pulled out to a 32-27 lead on a Jaqualis Matlock steal and dunk with 5:49 left in the game. The Tigers continued to pull away in the fourth, in part to 18-27 free-throw shooting. They were 10 of 12 from the line down the stretch in the final three minutes. Graves Co. went 5-6 from the line in the game. Hopkinsville outscored Graves Co. 23-7 in the quarter to seal the ugly 50-34 win.

Hopkinsville was led by Jordan Majors with 17 points and 9 rebounds. He also had 2 steals and a block. Jaqualis Matlock recorded a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds. He also had 5 steals and 2 blocks. Jamonte Davis was huge off the bench, scoring 9 points, 7 rebounds, 4 blocks and a steal. T.J. Elam added 9 points, 5 rebounds, 2 steals and a block. The Tigers has 12 total steals. 

Peyton Puckett led the Graves Co. with 19 points, 7 rebounds and 2 steals. Zach Kimbler and Mason Beale scored 4 points and 6 rebounds each for the Eagles.

Hopkinsville moves on to face Madison Central in the semifinals on Saturday.  

Hopkinsville: 8 10 9 23 50 
Graves Co.: 6 10 11 7 34

Box Score:
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VISITORS: Hopkinsville 33-4
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
22 Davis, Jamonte...... f  4-5    0-0    1-4    1  6  7   1   9  0  1  4  1  24
32 Matlock, Jaqualis... f  3-10   0-0    7-10   5  5 10   2  13  0  2  2  5  32
03 Edwards, Trey....... g  0-10   0-4    1-2    0  6  6   2   1  2  0  0  0  26
10 Elam, T. J.......... g  2-4    1-1    4-5    3  2  5   1   9  0  1  1  2  23
20 Majors, Jordan...... g  6-14   1-5    4-4    3  6  9   4  17  1  5  1  2  21
15 Henry, Demarius.....    0-2    0-2    0-0    1  0  1   2   0  0  1  0  1  10
21 Bell, Robert........    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  1  0   4
23 Dossett, Brien......    0-1    0-0    0-0    1  0  1   0   0  0  0  0  1   2
45 Cager, Demarius.....    0-3    0-1    1-2    1  0  1   1   1  2  0  0  0  18
   TEAM................                         1     1
   Totals..............   15-49   2-13  18-27  16 25 41  13  50  5 10  9 12 160

TOTAL FG% 1st Half:  7-29 24.1%   2nd Half:  8-20 40.0%   Game: 30.6%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  1-8  12.5%   2nd Half:  1-5  20.0%   Game: 15.4%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  3-4  75.0%   2nd Half: 15-23 65.2%   Game: 66.7%    4


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HOME TEAM: Graves County 27-9
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
24 Puckett, Peyton..... f  8-21   3-6    0-0    3  4  7   2  19  0  0  0  2  31
42 Kimbler, Zach....... f  2-7    0-0    0-0    3  3  6   4   4  2  2  0  0  30
12 Beale, Mason........ g  1-6    0-2    2-2    0  6  6   4   4  2  4  0  0  30
22 Starkey, Tyler...... g  1-4    0-0    0-0    1  2  3   5   2  4  5  0  0  19
32 Williams, Jake...... g  0-9    0-5    0-0    1  5  6   5   0  2  6  0  1  24
03 Grant, Hunter.......    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0   1
10 Smith, Andrew.......    1-3    0-0    1-1    0  1  1   0   3  0  1  0  0  13
14 Smith, Jordan.......    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0   1
30 Hayden, Justin......    0-1    0-1    2-3    1  0  1   1   2  0  0  0  0   9
44 Vogt, Eric..........    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0   1
50 Wilson, Eli.........    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0   1
   TEAM................                         4  2  6
   Totals..............   13-51   3-14   5-6   13 23 36  21  34 10 18  0  3 160

TOTAL FG% 1st Half:  6-27 22.2%   2nd Half:  7-24 29.2%   Game: 25.5%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  2-5  40.0%   2nd Half:  1-9  11.1%   Game: 21.4%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  2-2  100 %   2nd Half:  3-4  75.0%   Game: 83.3%    1


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