Prep Boys Basketball

Pleasant Hill no match for unbeaten Winchester West Central

By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF
Posted: Jan. 2, 2018 12:01 am Updated: Jan. 3, 2018 12:10 am

WINCHESTER, Ill. -- The Pleasant Hill boys basketball team was limited to nine points in the second half of a 62-31 loss to undefeated Winchester West Central Tuesday. The Wolves trailed 19-14 after one quarter but scored just 17 points in the rest of the game.

Jesse Crowder had 14 points for Pleasant Hill (4-7, 1-4 in the Western Illinois Valley South Conference). West Central improves to 16-0, 4-0 in conference play.

Winchester West Central 62, Pleasant Hill 31

PLEASANT HILL (4-7, 1-4)

Miller 2 0-0 4, Crane 1 2-4 4, Collins 0 0-0 0, Peebles 4 1-4 9, Crowder 5 2-2 14, Black 0 0-0 0, Shireman 0 0-0 0. Totals 12 5-12 31.

WEST CENTRAL (16-0, 4-0)

Cox 4 0-0 8, Hart 1 0-0 3, Brown 2 0-0 4, Evans 4 0-0 8, William 2 0-1 4, Howard 7 2-2 16, Montgomery 6 1-2 14, Jones 0 3-4 3. Totals 26 6-9 62.

Pleasant Hill 14 8 4 5--31

West Central 19 15 21 7--62

3-point field goals--Pleasant Hill 2 (Crowder 2), West Central 1 (Montgomery). Fouls--Pleasant Hill 11, West Central 10. Fouled out--None.

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