New Castle JV Boys Basketball Team beat the Muncie Burris Owls basketball team 66 to 15. The Trojans got off to a fast start and never looked back. The Trojans moved the basketball, and were knocking down shots. On the defensive end the Trojans pressured the Owls and they turned the basketball over, and that led to break away layups for the Trojans. The Trojans were led in scoring in the first quarter by Derek Tabor, Ethan Hinton, Gavin Welch, and Isaac French all had 3 points. Sam Maddy added 2 points. The Trojans were beating the Muncie Burris Owls at the end of the first quarter 14 to 2.
The second quarter the Trojans continued to hit shots. The Trojans were moving the basketball side to side and the Owls defense could not keep up. The Trojans also got multiple opportunities at second chance points. On the defensive end the Trojans continued to pressure the basketball and speed the Owls up. The Owls had trouble handling the pressure of the Trojans all night long. The Trojans were led in scoring by Matt Bell with 6 points. Ethan Hinton, Dawson Scott, and Kyler Sears all had 2 points apiece. The Trojans beating the Muncie Burris Owls at the half 26 to 6.
At the half, the Trojans did not make any adjustments. On offense, we wanted to continue to be unselfish and make the extra pass. Defensively, the Trojans wanted to keep up the pressure and do not let the Owls feel comfortable handling the basketball. In the third quarter the Trojans were hot shooting the basketball from downtown. They hit 6 3 pointers in the third quarter. Defensively, the Trojans continued to smother the Owls. The Trojans held the Owls to either no or one shot attempt the entire game. In the third quarter the Trojans were led in scoring by Bryce Jenkins with 9 points. Ethan Hinton added 5 points. Gavin Welch, Derek Tabor, and Sam Maddy all had 3 points apiece. After the third quarter the Trojans were ahead of the Owls of Muncie Burris 49 to 8.
To start the fourth quarter, the Trojans stayed hot from the perimeter. The Trojans played great team basketball and turned down good shots for great shots. Defensively, the Trojans continued to play hard and made it difficult for the Owls to do anything. The Trojans were led in scoring by Matt Bell with 8 points. Nate Smith added 4 points. Dawson Scott added 3 points. Bryce Jenkins contributed 2 points. The Trojans beat the Muncie Burris Owls with a final score of 66 to 15.
Offensively, the Trojans played great team basketball all night tonight. They were making the extra pass and knocking down shots. Bryce Jenkins and Matt Bell led the way for the Trojans on the offensive end. Ethan Hinton was also hot from the outside the entire game. Defensively, the Trojans pressure made it hard for the Owls to get anything going. The Trojans defense cause the Owls to turn the ball over around 20 times on the night. Those turnovers led to easy baskets for the Trojans. Dawson Scott and Kyler Sears led the way on the defensive end for the Trojans. They both dominated the glass and Kyler Sears had 4 steals on the night.
The Trojans were led in scoring by Matt Bell with 14 points. Bryce Jenkins added 11 points. Ethan Hinton had 10 points. Derek Tabor and Gavin Welch both had 6 points apiece. Sam Maddy and Dawson Scott both had 5 points. Nate Smith had 4 points. Isaac French had 3 points and Kyler Sears added 2 points.
The New Castle Trojans JV Team is 7-1 to start this season. The Trojans JV Team will be in action on Friday, January 3 at the New Castle Fieldhouse against the Mt. Vernon Marauders. The JV tip will be at 6pm. Go Trojans!!!!