By Steve Peterson
A 38-12 run over the second and third quarters by Trinity Christian proved to be the telling blow in a 65-37 victory against Akron-Westfield in non-conference play Jan. 29 in Hull.
A-W had a 12-12 tie after one quarter but fell behind 37-20 at halftime.
Tavian Banks was the Westerners’ leading scorer with nine points and had one three-point basket and three assists. Joel Brenner made two three-point baskets for six points. Chance Hoffman had six points and five rebounds.
A-W shot just 14-for-36 for the game for all field goal tries, 3-for-13 from the three-point range. A-W was 6-for-7 from the free-throw line.
Trinity Christian, who has applied to be part of the War Eagle Conference, improved to 11-8 overall record. Their team was led by Brad Gritters’ 19 points.
A-W was 2-16 overall record after the loss.
Jacob Neubrand: 4 points, 2-of-2 all field goal attempts, 1 assist.
Hoffman: 6 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 blocked shot.
Nathaan Sanchez: 2 points, 1 rebound, 1 steal.
Caleb Colt: 4 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist,
Kevin Carlson: 4 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist.
Banks: 9 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal.
Kyle Schroeder: 2 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal.
Team totals: 37 points, 15 rebounds, 3 steals, 2 blocked shots.
AW 12- 8- 4-13-37