Plasvic, Jitoboh Lead Hamilton Heights To 85-70 Win

Hawks Have Five Double-Figure Scorers Third Straight Game

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - by special to The Chattanoogan.com

Hamilton Heights completed a sweep of Covenant Christian on Tuesday, beating the Eagles, 85-70, in Marietta, Georgia, behind the combined 34 points by Uros Plasvic and Jason Jitoboh.

The Hawks defeated Covenant 92-70 on Dec. 12 in Chattanooga.

The Hawks’ dominant inside threats, Plasvic scored 18 points and grabbed 13 rebounds while Jitoboh had 16 points, 10 rebounds and seven blocked shots.

Hamilton Heights also got 13 points and five assists from Jordan Rawls and Kevaughn Ellis had 12 points. Wheza Panzo added 10 points and seven assists for the Hawks (19-6).

The Hawks, who placed five players in double figures for the third straight game, had a 35-27 halftime lead, the spread remained at eight after three quarters and pulled away in the final period.

Iverson Molinar led Covenant with a game-high 27 points.

Boxscore

Hamilton Heights                 20 15 22 28 – 85

Covenant Christian             10 17 22 21 – 70

Hamilton Heights (85) – Kevaughn Ellis 12, Jordan Rawls 13, Wheza Panzo 10, Edwards 9, Gilgeous-Alexander 3, Ambrose 1, Ruzhentsev 3, LeGuenne, Jason Jitoboh 16, Uros Plasvic 18.

Covenant Christian (70) – Iverson Molinar 27, Dustain, John 4, Pena 8, Promise Igbanu 12, David 7, Gamboa, Anderson 2, Isaac Ambergut 10, Camillo.

3-Point Goals – Hamilton Heights 5 (Rawls 2, Panzo 2, Ruzhentsev 1, Covenant Christian 5 (Molinar 2, Ambergut 2, David 1).

(Contact Larry Fleming at larryfleming44@gmail.com and on Twitter @larryfleming44)

 

 

 



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