Edwards, Jitoboh Power Heights Past Lighthouse, 89-43

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - by special to The Chattanoogan.com

Hamilton Heights’ Hawks made short work of Lighthouse Christian from Antioch, Tennessee, on Friday. The Hawks (18-6) rolled to a 51-18 halftime lead and eventually clobbered the smaller Lions, 89-43.

Along the way, the Hawks enjoyed a dunk-fest throughout the game.

Tre Edwards paced Hamilton Heights with 22 points and Jason Jitoboh added 18 points.

Kevaughn Ellis tossed in 13 points and Uros Plasvic finished with 11.

Lighthouse (24-12) failed to put a player in double-figure scoring.

The Hawks will host Franklin Academy from South Carolina on Saturday at 4 p.m. The Lady Hawks, ranked second nationally by ESPN, were scheduled to play Potter’s House from Jacksonville, Florida, but that game has been cancelled.

Boxscore

Lighthouse Christian           9 9 12 13 – 43

Hamilton Heights                 26 25 18 20 – 89

Lighthouse Christian (43) – Dillon 9, Thomas 2, Smiley 9, Bates 4, McMurray 4, Hall 9, Liggins 1, Adams 5, McDowell, Kennard.

Hamilton Heights (89) – Kevaughn Ellis 13, Rawls 6, Farrar, Panzo 6, Tre Edwards 22, Gilgeous-Alexander 1, Ambrose 4, Ruzhentsev, LeGuenne 8, Jason Jitoboh 18, Uros Plasvic 11.

3-Point Goals – Lighthouse Christian 6 (Dillon 3, Smiley 1, Hall 1, Adams 1), Hamilton Heights 6 (Panzo 2, Edwards 2, LeGuenne 2).

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


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