Double loss stings Hornets


By Nikki Blankenship - nblankenship@civitasmedia.com



Coal Grove’s Aaron Music blocks Andrew Scott as he takes it to the net.


Ironton’s Kyle Adkins played some aggressive offense, leading the game Friday night as the Tigers beat the Coal Grove Hornets 54-41 in Hornet territory. This was the first of two losses for the Hornets over the weekend.

Adkins scored 24 points from three-three pointers, six two pointers and three of five free throws. Supporting Adkins was Ethan Wilson with 13 points from four-two point shots and five of six free throws.

Jeb Jones led for the Hornets with 15 points. He scored four-two point baskets, one shot from behind the arc and made four of six free throws.

The Tigers will face Gallia Academy on the road on Feb. 1; meanwhile, Coal Grove went on to play Saturday at Oak Hill where they took another loss. The Oaks was 59-36.

Box Score

Ironton 13-14-12-15-54

Coal Grove 10-9-8-14-41

Scoring Summary

Ironton: Adkins-25, Wilson-13, Scott-6, Blankenship-2, Payne-3, Humphreys-2, Bryant-4

Coal Grove: Jones-15, Music-10, K. Sites-3, Rutherford-4, M. Sites-2, McKenzie-2, Roman-5

Coal Grove’s Aaron Music blocks Andrew Scott as he takes it to the net.
http://portsmouth-dailytimes.aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/28/2017/01/web1_cg-ironton.jpgCoal Grove’s Aaron Music blocks Andrew Scott as he takes it to the net.

By Nikki Blankenship

nblankenship@civitasmedia.com

Reach Nikki Blankenship at 740-353-3101 ext. 1930 or on Twitter @nikkib45653.

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