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The Anna-Jonesboro (Anna, IL) varsity basketball team won Monday's neutral tournament game against Meridian (Mounds, IL) by a score of 53-52.

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Meridian1711111352
Anna-Jonesboro916111753
Final score provided by M. Chamness.
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Game Stats

Meridian

Scoring

#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
Team Totals52215340
10TJ Nichols (Jr)31520
11Byron Nesby (Jr)83743
14D. Valentine (Sr)1251145
20Darnell Lowe (So)63838
23D. Nicholson (So)1041136
25Jonathan White (Jr)42367
32Jabare Patrick (Jr)93838
Anna-Jonesboro

Scoring

#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
Team Totals53203656
1Ryan Stark (Sr)73650
2Hunter Garver (Sr)93743
3Sheldon Mcgrath (So)114757
11Collin Prather (Sr)21333
12Dakota Earnhart (Sr)93650
20Jake Parr (So)135683
20Jake Stark (Sr)211100
Meridian

Three-Pointers

#Athlete Name3FG3FGA3FG%
Team Totals1520
10TJ Nichols (Jr)1425
14D. Valentine (Sr)010
Anna-Jonesboro

Three-Pointers

#Athlete Name3FG3FGA3FG%
Team Totals51436
1Ryan Stark (Sr)1333
2Hunter Garver (Sr)3743
3Sheldon Mcgrath (So)010
11Collin Prather (Sr)020
20Jake Parr (So)11100
Meridian

Two-Pointers

#Athlete Name2FG2FGA2FG%
Team Totals204842
10TJ Nichols (Jr)010
11Byron Nesby (Jr)3743
14D. Valentine (Sr)51050
20Darnell Lowe (So)3838
23D. Nicholson (So)41136
25Jonathan White (Jr)2367
32Jabare Patrick (Jr)3838
Anna-Jonesboro

Two-Pointers

#Athlete Name2FG2FGA2FG%
Team Totals152268
1Ryan Stark (Sr)2367
3Sheldon Mcgrath (So)4667
11Collin Prather (Sr)11100
12Dakota Earnhart (Sr)3650
20Jake Parr (So)4580
20Jake Stark (Sr)11100
Meridian

Free Throws

#Athlete NameFTFTAFT%
Team Totals91850
11Byron Nesby (Jr)22100
14D. Valentine (Sr)2540
20Darnell Lowe (So)020
23D. Nicholson (So)2633
32Jabare Patrick (Jr)33100
Anna-Jonesboro

Free Throws

#Athlete NameFTFTAFT%
Team Totals81457
3Sheldon Mcgrath (So)3650
12Dakota Earnhart (Sr)3475
20Jake Parr (So)22100
40Wyatt Smith (Sr)020
Meridian

Rebs, Asst, Steals and TOs

#Athlete NameOffDefTot RebAstStlsTO
Team Totals10132311512
10TJ Nichols (Jr)002
11Byron Nesby (Jr)246312
14D. Valentine (Sr)437122
20Darnell Lowe (So)112411
23D. Nicholson (So)358112
25Jonathan White (Jr)1
32Jabare Patrick (Jr)22
Anna-Jonesboro

Rebs, Asst, Steals and TOs

#Athlete NameOffDefTot RebAstStlsTO
Team Totals12203212710
1Ryan Stark (Sr)112411
2Hunter Garver (Sr)111
3Sheldon Mcgrath (So)35833
11Collin Prather (Sr)1113
12Dakota Earnhart (Sr)4711121
14Garrett Nimmo (Sr)1
20Jake Parr (So)448211
20Jake Stark (Sr)1
40Wyatt Smith (Sr)1111
Meridian

Blocks, Charges and Fouls

#Athlete NameBlkDeflChrgPFTF
Team Totals28
10TJ Nichols (Jr)1
11Byron Nesby (Jr)1
14D. Valentine (Sr)12
20Darnell Lowe (So)3
23D. Nicholson (So)1
32Jabare Patrick (Jr)1

Blocks, Charges and Fouls

Anna-Jonesboro has not entered any blocks, charges and fouls stats.

Game Story

Illinois High School Basketball - Meridian tipped by Anna-Jonesboro

December 28, 2015: Mounds, IL 62964

In Monday's non-league match, the visiting Anna-Jonesboro Wildcats basketball team scored a tight 53-52 triumph over the Meridian Bobcats.

In their next game, the Wildcats meet the DuQuoin Indians (DuQuoin, IL) in a Southern Illinois River-to-River - Mississippi match, on Friday, January 8. Anna-Jonesboro will attempt to move on its 7-7 season record. The Indians enter the match with a 1-1 record after their 76-40 non-league loss to Gibault Catholic (Waterloo, IL).

With the defeat, Meridian moves to 8-5 on the year. The Bobcats travel to Marion (Marion, IL) to meet the Wildcats in a non-league match on Saturday, January 2. The Wildcats enter the match with a record of 3-6. Marion won 61-56 in their recent non-league match against Herrin (Herrin, IL)

Rankings & Records

Meridian (15-16)

NationalILClass
8,41428028
OverallConferenceHomeAwayNeutralWin %Conference %PFPA
20-138-06-14-310-9.6061.0002,0531,935

Anna-Jonesboro (15-16)

NationalILClass
10,42835068
OverallConferenceHomeAwayNeutralWin %Conference %PFPA
16-143-73-43-510-5.533.3001,5571,447

Team Scoring Averages

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Meridian
15.415.716.314.29.062.2
Anna-Jonesboro
15.717.713.014.3-51.9

Team Stat Comparison

MeridianAnna-Jonesboro
62.2Points Per Game51.7
35.3Rebounds Per Game25.6
11.9Assists Per Game12.1
7.4Steals Per Game6.9
3.0Blocks Per Game1.6

Team Leaders

MeridianAnna-JonesboroNational Avg.
#14 Daniel Valentine14.9Points Per Game#12 Dakota Earnhart11.24.9
#14 Daniel Valentine9.8Rebounds Per Game#20 Jake Parr6.02.6
#20 Darnell Lowe2.8Assists Per Game#3 Zach Parr5.01.0
#14 Daniel Valentine1.6Steals Per Game#12 Dakota Earnhart1.50.8
#14 Daniel Valentine1.3Blocks Per Game#12 Dakota Earnhart1.20.3

Record Breakdown

Meridian (15-16)

Anna-Jonesboro (15-16)

20-13
Overall
16-14
8-0
League
3-7
3-5
Non-League
4-2
0-1
Head to Head
1-0
7-5
Common Opponent
7-5
6-1
Home
3-4
4-3
Away
3-5
10-9
Neutral
10-5
3-1
Playoff
0-1
19-10
In-State
16-13
1-3
Out-of-State
0-1