2/15/20 At Ashland
The Wahoo Warriors defeated the Ashland-Greenwood Bluejays 69-58 on Saturday afternoon in Ashland, to clinch the regular season Conference Championship. The win capped the final game of Capitol Conference action, as the Warriors move into the Trailblazer Conference for next year.
Wahoo got off to a great start, jumping out to a 9-0 lead to start the game. Trey Scheef had seven of the first nine along with a Triston Keeney bucket to get the Warriors started. The Warriors led 18-6 after one quarter. The Bluejays rallied and cut the lead to 22-18 early in the second, but Wahoo went on a 9-0 run, starting with a trey from Trey Scheef, a Braden Harris lay up, and a Triston Keeney trey to make it 31-18. The Warriors got the lead to 15 at 37-22, before the Bluejays scored the final four points of the half to cut the lead to 37-26.
A lay up and two free throws from Trevor Kasischke pushed the lead back to 15, at 41-26 to open the second half. The Warriors continued to increase the lead, and a putback from Trevor Kasischke to end the quarter, put Wahoo up 53-33 after three.
Ashland heated up from three point range in the fourth quarter, and a trey cu the Warrior lead to 57-47 with 3:24 left. A Thomas Waido basket and five free throws from Gerardo Madrid, and three from Trey Scheef made the final 69-58.
“It is not easy to beat a good team twice in two weeks, so I was proud of our kids for battling. We were sloppy with the ball at times, but it was a good win and exciting to win the regular season Conference Championship, along with the Tournament Championship. Trevor Kasischke was really good today.” Said Coach Kevin Scheef
Trey Scheef led Wahoo with 17 points, 6 boards, and 5 assists. Trevor Kasischke had 16 points on 5-7 shooting from the field, 6 boards, and 4 steals. Gerardo Madrid had 11 points on 2-2 from three point range, and 5-6 from the line. Triston Keeney had 10 points and 4 boards. Thomas Waido added 8 points and 5 boards.
Wahoo outrebounded Ashland 30-21.
Wahoo moves to 21-1 on the season and will host Blair on Senior night, on Thursday. Ashland-Greewood drops to 14-6.