Indiana High School Basketball - Plainfield routs MooresvilleJanuary 20, 2017: Plainfield, IN 46168
In Friday's league outing, the Plainfield Quakers (Plainfield, IN) basketball squad overwhelmed the visiting Mooresville Pioneers (Mooresville, IN), by a margin of 59-35.
The Quakers (11-4) will now prepare for their outing against Decatur Central (Indianapolis, IN). The Hawks go into the Mid-State outing with a 5-8 record.
The Pioneers now own a 3-11 record. They play next when they host Whiteland for a Mid-State outing on Friday, January 27. Mooresville will encounter a Warriors squad coming off a 45-36 league loss to Franklin Community (Franklin, IN). The Warriors record now stands at 9-3.
Mooresville struggled scoring the entire game. The Pioneers hit on 4-11 fgs (2-6 from behind the arc) in this opening period. Plainfield hit on 4-11fgs (including 4-8 from behind the arc). Tyler West led the Quakers with 9 pts (all 3s). The Pioneers were led by Sam Norton's 8 pts. Mooresville turned the ball over 4 times and Plainfield 2. The quarter ended tied 12-12.
Mooresville really struggled to score on 0-9 fgs (including 0-6 from behind the arc). Plainfield hit on 6-11 fgs (including 4-7 from behind the arc). Trey Davis led the Quaker scoring with 6 pts (both 3s) and Dawson Messer added 6 pts (both 3s). Mooresville was hampered with 6 turnovers. Plainfield recorded just 1. Plainfield took a commanding 30-12 halftime lead.
Mooresville continued to struggle scoring in the second half. They hit on just 1-11 fgs (including 1-5 from behind the arc). Plainfled hit on 5-10 fgs (including 2-4 from behind the arc). Jon Eineman scored 3 pts. for the Pioneers. Trey Davis led the Quakers with 6 pts (both 3s). Both teams turned the ball over 2 times. Plainfield led 43-15 after 3 quarters of play.
Mooresville hit on 5-14 fgs (including 3-8 from behind the arc). Plainfield finished with 4-9 fgs (0-0 from behind the arc, but 8-11 from the line). Connor Hurt scored a team-high 11 pts all in this final quarter of play. Aaron Culver added 5 pts. Plainfield was led by reserve Cameron Shurig with 7 pts. Both teams recorded 0 turnovers this final quarter.