Ooltewah Defeats Rhea County, 69-40, For First Win

Owls Trio Torch Golden Eagles For Combined 38 Points

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - by Special to Chattanoogan.com

C.J. Fritz, Ben Snider and Jaymical Johnson combined for 38 points Tuesday night – almost matching Rhea County’s team total – as the Owls routed the Golden Eagles, 69-40, in a non-district basketball game at Ooltewah’s Ed Foster Gym.

Fritz had 16 points and seven assists for the Owls (1-1). Johnson added 12 points and Snider had 10 points and eight rebounds.

Ooltewah pressured Rhea County into some early turnovers that led to transition baskets and built a comfortable 45-20 halftime lead. The Owls led 60-29 after three quarters of play.

Jarek Boyd had six points and eight rebounds for the Owls.

Logan Hunter paced the Golden Eagles with nine points.

SUMMARY

Rhea County             11 9 9 11 – 40

Ooltewah                  24 21 16 8 – 69

Rhea County (40) – Hall 2, N. Patterson 7, Bryan 4, D. Patterson 4, Crook 3, Hunter 9, Downey 2, Hill 6, Edwards 3.

Ooltewah (69) – Jaymical Johnson 12, Boyd 6, Ben Snider 10, Ross 4, Montgomery 7, Williams 3, C.J. Fritz 16, Cotheran, King 6, Wooden 5, Strickland, Hughes.

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


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