1.25.2020 The O-Rena at Ontario H.S.
Clear Fork vs Ontario
MOAC Boys Basketball
Ontario Puts Away Clear Fork 64-48
The Ontario Warriors held serve on their home floor against visiting Clear Fork in MOAC play, trouncing the Colts 64-48 with a dominating opening half.
The Warriors (11-4) came out strong, building a large 22-11 lead in the 1st with Griffin Shaver scoring 10 of his game-best 19 points in the frame. Ontario then clamped down defensively in the second, holding Clear Fork to just six points as they increased their edge to 36-17 heading into the half.
Senior guard Brennan South would get his Colts (8-9) on the comeback trail in the third, scoring nine of the team's 21 points in the stanza as Clear Fork trimmed the deficit to 51-38 entering the final eight minutes of action. The Warriors would put the game to rest with a 13-10 fourth quarter scoring margin, however, ending the Colts 4-game win streak with a lopsided victory.
Joining Shaver in double-digit scoring were teammates Shaquan Coburn with 17, Kolten Kurtz added 13 and Amil Upchurch put in 10. South led Clear Fork in scoring with 17, followed by Brady Tedrow's 11, and three players had five points each.