CCS Boys Advance To Division II-A Elite Eight

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

CCS used a big second quarter to open up a 10 point lead over USJ Wednesday night in their Division II-A state tournament opener at The Webb School.  

The Chargers then outscored USJ 13-4 in the third quarter and went on to win 53-36.

Rhodes had 7 of his 14 points in the second quarter. Micheal Houge had six of his eight points in a big third quarter. 

Mondo Ellison finished with 10 points.  The Chargers will travel back to Bell Buckle, Tennessee to face The Webb School on Saturday for an elite eight game. 

Boys Summary:  

CCS 10 17 13 13 - 53
USJ 10 7 4 15 - 36

CCS (48) John Rhodes 14, Ellison 10, Houge 8, Traveon Scott 7, Davenport 6, Hilger 5, Spencer 3, 
USJ (35) Atkins 11, McFarland 10, Homberg, 7, Mitchell 5, Miller 3

Three pointers:
CCS 6 (Davenport 2, Scott 2, Spencer 1 Hilger 1) USJ 3 (McFarland 3)

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