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The Cardinal (Middlefield, OH) varsity basketball team lost Saturday's home non-conference game against Independence (OH) in overtime by a score of 85-74.

Q1Q2Q3Q4OT1Final
Independence231915121685
Cardinal14151820774
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Game Stats

Independence

Scoring

#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
Team Totals85296843
12Tony Carsel (Jr)121911
14Evan Lentz (Jr)1341233
20Michael Cashin (Sr)1571258
22Matt Wise (Sr)83650
24Eric Mathews (Sr)114944
32Paul Cichocki (Sr)2191275
34Nick Lipchek (Jr)2030
Independence

Three-Pointers

#Athlete Name3FG3FGA3FG%
Team Totals3838
12Tony Carsel (Jr)1250
22Matt Wise (Sr)1250
24Eric Mathews (Sr)1250
Independence

Two-Pointers

#Athlete Name2FG2FGA2FG%
Team Totals266043
12Tony Carsel (Jr)070
14Evan Lentz (Jr)41233
20Michael Cashin (Sr)71258
22Matt Wise (Sr)2450
24Eric Mathews (Sr)3743
32Paul Cichocki (Sr)91275
34Nick Lipchek (Jr)030
Independence

Free Throws

#Athlete NameFTFTAFT%
Team Totals245246
12Tony Carsel (Jr)91275
14Evan Lentz (Jr)5956
20Michael Cashin (Sr)1813
22Matt Wise (Sr)1333
24Eric Mathews (Sr)2633
32Paul Cichocki (Sr)3838
34Nick Lipchek (Jr)2450
Independence

Rebs, Asst, Steals and TOs

#Athlete NameOffDefTot RebAstStlsTO
Team Totals13304320923
12Tony Carsel (Jr)134724
14Evan Lentz (Jr)369312
20Michael Cashin (Sr)426000
22Matt Wise (Sr)033002
24Eric Mathews (Sr)055313
30Allen Schroeder (Jr)000021
32Paul Cichocki (Sr)5712300
34Nick Lipchek (Jr)011235
Independence

Blocks, Charges and Fouls

#Athlete NameBlkDeflChrgPFTF
Team Totals832121
12Tony Carsel (Jr)1344
14Evan Lentz (Jr)1011
20Michael Cashin (Sr)3044
22Matt Wise (Sr)0011
24Eric Mathews (Sr)0033
32Paul Cichocki (Sr)2022
34Nick Lipchek (Jr)0033
Cardinal has not entered stats for this game.

Game Story

Ohio High School Basketball - Independence topples Cardinal

December 6, 2008: Middlefield, OH 44062

In Saturday's non-league outing, the Independence Blue Devils (Independence, OH) basketball squad beat the host Cardinal Huskies (Middlefield, OH), by a count of 85-74.

The Blue Devils (1-0) will now prepare for their outing against Chagrin Falls (Chagrin Falls, OH). The Tigers go into the non-league outing with a 0-0 record.

The Huskies now hold a 0-1 record. They take the field next when they host Bloomfield for a non-league challenge on Wednesday, December 10.

Coaches Summary

First Quarter

Blue Devils got off to a pretty good start. Paul Cichocki & Evan Lentz led the way with 8 1st quarter points each. The Blue Devils attacked the basket and the back boards hard to set the tone of the game early.

Second Quarter

Cardinal went on a nice run to close a big Blue Devil lead to 42-29, and went into the half carrying some momentum.

Third Quarter

A hot shooting 3rd quarter by Cardinal made the ball game even closer as the Blue Devil lead was shortened to 57-47.

Fourth Quarter

A back and forth quarter created an interesting ending tothe game. Cardinal was fouled on a 3 point basket attempt. the 3rd shot was missed intentionally as Cardinal put back the reboundtosend the game to overtime.

Overtime

The Blue Devilstook over inthe extra time period as a great effort by Paul Cichocki, Evan Lentz, and Mike Cashin pounded the Blue Devils to a 16-7 overtime score. Extra mention to Tony Carsel for controllingtheflow ofthe 4th quarter and overtime, while knocking down several key free throws.

Rankings & Records

I

Independence (08-09)

NationalOHDiv.
15,766747182
OverallConferenceHomeAwayNeutralWin %Conference %PFPA
2-181-91-81-90-1.100.1001,0971,386

Cardinal (08-09)

NationalOHDiv.
14,956716172
OverallConferenceHomeAwayNeutralWin %Conference %PFPA
6-92-34-22-60-1.400.400904990

Team Scoring Averages

Season AveragesQ1Q2Q3Q4OT1Final
Independence10.313.014.414.916.054.9
Cardinal15.015.011.017.07.060.3

Team Stat Comparison

IndependenceCardinal
35.2Points Per Game-
18.0Rebounds Per Game-
7.3Assists Per Game-
3.9Steals Per Game-
2.3Blocks Per Game-

Team Leaders

IndependenceCardinalNational Avg.
#24 Eric Mathews12.5Points Per Game
-
5.2
#32 Paul Cichocki5.6Rebounds Per Game
-
2.7
#24 Eric Mathews2.5Assists Per Game
-
1.1
#34 Nick Lipchek1.5Steals Per Game
-
.9
#20 Michael Cashin2.3Blocks Per Game
-
.3

Record Breakdown

I

Independence (08-09)

Cardinal (08-09)

2-18
Overall
6-9
1-9
League
2-3
1-8
Non-League
2-6
1-0
Head to Head
0-1
1-7
Common Opponent
0-5
1-8
Home
4-2
1-9
Away
2-6
0-1
Neutral
0-1
0-0
Playoff
2-0
2-18
In-State
6-9
0-0
Out-of-State
0-0