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Indians back on track with win over Jellico

Oneida’s Chancery Botts attempts a layup during the Indians’ 63-45 win over Jellico at OHS Gymnasium on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 | Sarah Dunlap/IH

Oneida used a 25-10 run in the third quarter to take a commanding lead over Jellico at OHS Gymnasium Tuesday (November 20), eventually defeating the Blue Devils 63-45 in a non-district game.

The score was tight for a half for an Oneida team that was looking to bounce back after consecutive losses to Clarkrange. The Indians led throughout, but were up just 30-23 at halftime.

Then came the third quarter.

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[s2If current_user_can(access_s2member_level1)]Sophomore Nate Bowling hit four 3-pointers in the third quarter, scoring 14 of his career-high 24 to power the Indians’ run, as the lead went from 30-23 to 55-33 as the final period began.

Bowling was one of three Oneida players in double figures. Dalton Yancey had 12 and Chance Botts had 11. 

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Botts and Luke Carson also hit third quarter 3-pointers as the Indians took control of Tuesday’s game.

The win improved Oneida’s record to 2-3 heading into the Thanksgiving break.

ONEIDA (63): Bowling 24, Yancey 12, Botts 11, Morgan 5, Chambers 3, Carson 3, Clark 2, West 2, Dewitt 1.

JELLICO (45): Ivey 15, Zecchini 7, Gerber 5, Leffew 4, Baird 4, N. Smith 4, A. Smith 3, Albertini 3.[/s2If]

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