“I thought we played well, we played hard, we got after it. We gave them too many easy shots in half-court defense,” said Miiller. “They got the ball way too deep on us, and with their size, if you let them catch it that deep, it’s pretty hard to stop.”
Matthew Stephens paced the Hatchets with four points in the first quarter Colton Garland and Connor Brown each hit a 3-pointer for three points apiece in the opening eight minutes. But Southridge rebounded to take the second stanza 14-8, forging a 29-25 halftime advantage.
Garland finished with four 3-pointers to lead the Hatchets with 14 points. Matthew Sparks was next with 12, followed by nine from Stephens. Connor Brown hit a pair of trey’s while scoring eight points, followed by five from Jacob Overton and four from Jake Bedwell.
Cody Thompson led the Raiders with 18 points, followed by 12 from Chad O’Bryan and 11 from Evan Julian.
Southridge claimed the JV game 46-23. Clay Walker led the way for the Hatchets with eight points, followed by five from Luke Raymond and three apiece from Chase Clymer and Reid Neff.
Washington returns home on Friday to host Mt. Carmel