1/31/20 At Wahoo
Conf. Tour. Semi-Finals
The Wahoo Warriors defeated the Platteview Trojans 77-54 in the Semi-Finals of the Capitol Conference Tournament at Wahoo on Friday night.
Platteview hit back to back treys to open the game to take a 6-2 lead. The Warriors battled back, two Trevor Kasischke helped the Warriors tie the game after one quarter at 17.
Eleven Triston Keeney second quarter points, helped the Warriors take a 39-31 lead into the halftime break.
A basket from Trey Scheef, and back to back buckets from Braden Harris gave the Warriors a 45-31 lead early in the third quarter. The lead was still 50-36 midway through the quarter. A Triston Keeney bucket, a trey from Trevor Kasischke, and a Thomas Waido lay up, put Wahoo up 57-36. The quarter ended with Wahoo up 65-44.
The Warriors would not be threatened in the fourth quarter, and went on to the 77-54 win.
“This was a game I was really worried about. They played us really tough two weeks ago, and have some really good shooters. I was really pleased with how we played, considering all the illnesses we had this week. I thought our press gave them a lot of trouble in the third quarter, when we were really able to extend the lead. We still have to be a much better rebounding team.” Said Coach Kevin Scheef.
Trey Scheef led four Warriors in double figures with 16 points, to go with 7 boards, and 6 assists. Triston Keeney added 15 points on 2-2 from three point range, 6 boards, and 4 steals. Trevor Kasischke had 15 points on 4-4 shooting from behind the arc. Braden Harris had 11 points, 7 boards, and 5 assists. Gerardo Madrid added 8 points. Thomas Waido had 6 assists.
The Warriors were 11-18 (61.1%) from three point range. Wahoo gave up 20 offensive rebounds.
Wahoo improves to 14-1, and will face the Ashland-Greenwood Bluejays in the Finals of the Capitol Conference Tournament on Saturday in Arlington. Platteview drops to 8-7.