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.
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]