BY EASTON LEONARD –
The Acorn Tigers took on the County Line Indians, Wednesday night, February 22, in the first round of the 1A Region 4 Basketball Tournament at County Line High School.
County Line started the game off on a 9-2 run, and went on to outscore the Tigers 13-5 in the first quarter. In the second quarter, the Indians extended their eight-point lead to fourteen, as Acorn was held to six points, making the score 25-11 at halftime.
Gage GaHis led County Line with 11 points at halftime, while Leo Jacinto and Aaron Bissell led the Tigers with 5 points apiece.
Acorn allowed the Indians to score another twenty-four points in the third quarter, while scoring twelve points of their own, to make the score 49-23 going into the final quarter of play. In the fourth quarter, County Line continued to add onto their lead, outscoring the Tigers 18-9, to make the final score 67-32 in favor of the Indians.
Number twenty-three, Gage GaHis led the County Line Indians with 22 points, as Pacyn Reames added on 13 points of his own, Michael Lloyd – 11, Evan Johnston – 7, Tyler Young – 4.
Leo Jacinto led the Acorn Tigers with 8 points, while Aaron Bissell scored 7 points, Josh Swint – 6, Logan Frost – 4, Tyler Bates – 3, and Zak Abbott and Jeb Wilborg – 2.
The Acorn Tigers finish their season with a 16-15 record (according to MaxPreps.com).
Congratulations to seniors Aaron Bissell, Daniel Cottrell and Logan Frost, as well as the rest of the Acorn Tigers on a great season.