Canton Team Info
Lewistown Team Info
Canton advanced in consolation bracket
play Friday afternoon 46-35 over Lewistown by forcing 22 Indian
turnovers leading to a 16-5 edge in points scored off turnovers.
The Little Giants never trailed against their Fulton County
rivals despite shooting just 30 percent (15-for-50) from the
Canton (5-6) scored the first five points
of the contest, but Zach Severns of Lewistown (4-5) drained two
three-pointers to bring his club back to a tie score after one
It was a similar start to the second
quarter with Canton again speeding ahead, but this time,
Lewistown could not come all the way back before the horn,
trailing 19-15 at intermission.
The Little Giants led at the half even
though they made just 23 percent (7-for-31) of their field goal
Nathan Parker tried to lead a Lewistown
comeback in the second half, scoring 11 of his 14 points after
the break. However, the Indians never got closer than their
halftime deficit of four points.
Parker connected on three field goals in
the span of two minutes during the middle part of the fourth
quarter. Each time, they cut the Canton lead to six points, but
Lewistown could not avoid their first 0-2 mark holiday
tournament play since 2013. Severns finished with 10 points for
the Indians, while Ethan Mikulich pulled down eight rebounds
leading a 33-29 Lewistown rebounding advantage.
Garrett Brant of Canton led all players
in scoring with 15 points. He was one of three Little Giants
with three steals or more, including Evan Otto (four) and Jake
Smith (three). Canton will play the winner of Illini West and
Pittsfield at 10:30 am Saturday at Brophy Hall on the campus of
December 29, 2017