Jeeps lose 46-43 at the buzzer


By Nikki Blankenship - nblankenship@civitasmedia.com



The South Webster Jeeps lost to the South Point Pointers 46-43 Wednesday night in a game that had both teams fighting until the very end.

Mathew Shonkwiler was the leading scorer for the Jeeps, scoring a total of 12 points in the night. He made four-two point field goals, one-three point field goal, and a free throw.

“We had every chance in the world to win, just couldn’t execute late,” said South Webster Coach Ryan Fenton. “After a missed layup with under a minute then a missed wide open look for Zimmerman under a minute, neither went in. South Point turned it over and after our inbound there was contact against Zimmerman who turned it over, and #23 Whitt hit a 40 footer at the buzzer to win.”

Fenton went on to explain that he felt his Jeeps played hard and did an amazing job. They just had some things to work on.

“We kept their best two players to nine points and fourteen points, respectively,” the coach added. “Did a great job defensively for most of the game and forced South Point to play (at) our pace, we just couldn’t pull it out at the end.”

South Webster: Shonkwiler-12 points, Zimmerman-5, S. Blevins-9 points, Bennington-9, A. Blevins-8 points

South Point: Hall-5, Whitt-5, Fox-9, Adams-14, Runyon-6, Brandt-5, Wade-2

By Nikki Blankenship

nblankenship@civitasmedia.com