Hamilton argueably played its best half of the season tonight, but still went into the third quarter trailing 27 – 37. #1 in the 2A Westview then outscored Hamilton 32 to 9 in the 3rd quarter to put the game out of reach, the final was 91 – 50.
Charlie Yoder scored his 1,000th point in the first quarter, but Hamilton played tough with Bailey Merritt hitting three big 3’s in the first half to keep it close.
Hamilton scoring was Alex Thain with 16, Bailey Merritt 14, Marko Stanojcic 9, Cory Barnes 4, Jacob Pattee 3, Nick Johnson and Austin Suel with 2 each.
Westview was led by Charlie Yoder and Hostetler with 21, Elijah Hales with 19, Rensberger with 8, Schrock 7, Litwiller 6, Yoder 3, and Wingard, Byrkett, and Miller all with 2 each.
The NECC is up next – Hamilton hosts Central Noble and Westivew travels to Eastside.