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Philip Scottie boys down Jones County Coyotes by four points in overtime play

How it’s done ... Jeff O’Connell hustled the basketball down the court and made an easy two points for the Scotties. The Scotties took the game into overtime to win against Jones County by four last Friday. Photo by Nancy Haigh

The Philip Scotties hosted the Jones County Coyotes on Friday, January 8.

Philip 11 20 8 12 10 = 61

Jones Co. 13 7 18 13 6 = 57

Though Philip ended the first quarter behind by one basket, come half-time, the team had rallied for an 11 point advantage. The third quarter saw the Coyotes cut the Scottie lead to just one point. The fourth quarter ended in a 51-51 tie. During over-time play, Philip outscored Jones County by two baskets to win the game.

Philip scorers: Jeff O'Connell - 17, Casey Cvach - 15, Jordan Hauk - 11, Caleb Clements - 8, Brandon O'Dea - 6, Rob Williamson - 4. Jones County scorers: Kyle Venard - 16, Tyler Buxcel - 13, Andy Daum - 12, Philip Mathews and Matthew Miller - 6 each, Carson Moore - 4.

Philip field goal percentage - 34 (23 of 67). Philip three point percentage - 15 (2 of 13). Free throw percentages: Philip - 69 (9 of 13), Jones County - 38 (3 of 8).

Philip rebounds - 40. Leaders: Hauk - 9, O'Connell - 7, Williamson and Clements - 6 each, Cvach and Gunner Hook - 4 each, O'Dea - 3, Colin Van Lint - 1.

Philip assists - 15. Leaders: Williamson - 5, Cvach - 3, Clements and O'Connell - 2 each, O'Dea, Hauk and Van Lint - 1 each.

Philip steals - 17. Leaders: O'Dea and Cvach - 4 each, Williamson and O'Connell - 3 each, Hauk - 2, Clements - 1.

Philip blocks - 5. Leaders: Cvach and Hook - 2 each. Hauk - 1.

Philip turnovers - 15. Team fouls: Philip - 11, Jones County - 15. Fouled out - Daum.

The Scottie junior varsity team lost its game against the Coyote junior varsity.