Once-Beaten Ooltewah Blows Past Hanahan, S.C., In Holiday Classic

Robinson Leads Four Owls In Double Figures With 21 Points, Five 3s

Thursday, December 20, 2012 - by Special to Chattanoogan.com

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Ooltewah placed four players in double figures Thursday and raced past Hanahan (S.C.) High School, 81-67, in the opening round of the West Ashley Holiday Classic.

The Owls outscored the Hawks, 28-16, in the first quarter and never looked back.

Ooltewah (8-1), riding an eight-game winning streak, will play host West Ashley (9-0) at 8 p.m. on Friday in the second round.

Jacqueze Robinson led the Owls with 21 points, including five 3-pointers, and helped Ooltewah build a 45-30 halftime lead. Robinson had 19 points in the first half.

Ben Snider contributed a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Andrew Ware and Daaron Maston each scored 11 points, and Ware added eight rebounds.

Point guard Antonio Jackson had eight points and six assists for the Owls, who made eight 3s in the game.

Hanahan got a game-high 24 points from Jaquize Dubose and Terrell Green finished with 13 points.

Fifteen Owls played in the game and 11 scored.

SUMMARY

Ooltewah                   28 17 17 19 – 81

Hanahan, S.C.           16 14 15 22 – 67

Ooltewah (81) – Jackson 8, Jacqueze Robinson 21, Andrew Ware 11, Ben Snider 14, Daaron Maston 11, Presley 3, Hasanbegovic 1, Turner, Fritz 4, Boyd 1, Carr 5, Bass, Jones, Cothran 2, Wooden.

Hanahan, S.C. (67) – Jaquieze Dubose 24, Terrell Green 13, Keener 8, Mack 7, Richardson 2, Pruitt 7, McLennon 2, Denmark 2, Smalls 2.

(E-mail Larry Fleming at larryfleming44@gmail.com)

 


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