Forward Jillian Hayes averages 15.6 points per game on 46.9% shooting for the Tigers
The Loveland Tigers (18-4, 10-4 conf) match up against the West Clermont Wolves (16-7, 11-3 conf) in a winner take all State tournament game on Thursday. Game time is 6 PM at Sycamore High School.
In the first game Loveland got the best of West Clermont with a 68 to 67 win at home. In the second game West Clermont got the better of Loveland with a score of 65 to 55.
In the second game West Clermont out shot the tigers shooting 54.8% to Loveland’s 42.2%. For Loveland Sophomore Forward Jillian Hayes had 26 points on 8 of 16 shooting (10-13 from the line). Jillian also had 15 rebounds ( 8 offensive) in that game. For West Clermont Senior Guard Jasmine Hale had 15 points on 6 of 9 shooting.
To get to this second round tournament game West Clermont beat Hamilton 72 to 34. For West Clermont Senior Guard Jasmine Hale had 15 points on 6 of 13 shooting (1 of 4 from 3). Jasmine also had 9 rebounds (7 offensive), 3 steals, and 3 assists. This game is the tie breaker of the series and serves as a winner take all game.
For Loveland look for Sophomore Forward Jillian Hayes who averages 15.6 points per game on 46.9% shooting. Jillian also averages 8.7 rebounds a game (4.1 offensive), 3.4 steals a game, and 1.5 blocks a game. For Loveland also look for 6’2 Junior Center Courtney Henthorn. Courtney averages 6.3 points per game on 56.0% shooting.Courtney also averages 3.7 rebounds a game (1.6 offensive).
For West Clermont look for Senior Guard Jasmine Hale who averages 12.8 points per game on 49.2% shooting (38.9% from 3). Jasmine also averages 2.9 assists per game and 1.8 steals a game. For West Clermont also look for Senior Forward Alexis Starks who averages 10.9 points per game on 54.7% shooting. Alexis also averages 5.8 rebounds a game (1.7 offensive), 2.2 assists a game and 1.0 blocks a game.
Overall: West Clermont by 4
Estimated Score: 66 to 62 West Clermont