2-28-2020 Hopewell-Louden H.S.
Div 3 Sectional Final
#11 CRESTVIEW vs #1 WILLARD
Willard Buries Crestview For Sectional
Willard proved they were worthy of their #1 seed by blasting #11 Crestview 60-28 to earn the Division III Hopewell-Louden Sectional Championship.
The Crimson Flashes (22-2) put their foot on the gas in the opening frame with senior guard Terry Baldridge leading the charge with a dozen first quarter points. Willard led 21-5 heading into the second and extended their advantage to 41-17 by the half.
The Cougars (7-17) were more competitive in the second half, keeping up with the Flashes at times in the third but fell into a deeper hole at 55-20 entering the final eight minutes where Willard emptied their bench and cruised into the Districts.
Baldridge finished with a game-high 26 points with teamate Cooper Parrot adding 15, Trey Paxton eight and seven from Myles Pinkston.
Kameron Goon was the lone Crestview scorer in double-figures with 11 pts, followed by Caden Perking with seven and four players with three or fewer points.
Willard now advances to face #3 Colonel Crawford (21-3)for a spot in the Norwalk District championship.