BELLEVUE vs SHELBY
12-28-2018 Shelby High School
Whippets Use Strong 2nd Half To Roll Bellevue
On the night Shelby honored the 1999 NOL champion boy’s basketball team, the Whippets beat former NOL rival Bellevue 65-48 behind a strong second half performance.
In front of a packed house, Shelby took a 15-13 advantage after the first quarter and extended their edge to 29-21 by the break. The third quarter saw the Whippets lead increase to double-figures before they put the game away by outscoring the Redmen 18-12 in the final frame.
T. J. Pugh led the Whippets scoring attack with a game-best 18 points while Uriah Schwemley added 15 and Malachi Noble dropped 17 to pace the Redmen.
The win for Shelby (4-4) ends a 3-game slide for the squad, dropping Bellevue to 3-4 with their second consecutive loss.