Indiana High School Basketball - Plainfield thwarts MooresvilleMarch 6, 2020: Plainfield, IN 46168
The Plainfield Quakers (Plainfield, IN) basketball knocked off the visiting Mooresville Pioneers (Mooresville, IN), 46-34 in Friday's non-league battle.
The Quakers now possess a 20-4 record. They put it on the line next when they travel to Brownsburg for a non-league battle on Saturday, March 7. Plainfield will confront a Bulldogs team coming off a 44-29 non-league win over Terre Haute South Vigo (Terre Haute, IN). The Bulldogs record now stands at 20-4.
Mooresville hit on 3-8 fgs (including 0-4 3fgs). Plainfield hit on 5-8 fgs (including 1-3 3fgs). The Pioneers were led by Ty Wright with 4 pts. The Quakers were led by Cade East with 7 pts. and Cael Vanderbush added 4 pts. Both teams turned the ball over twice in this opening quarter of play. Plainfield led 13-8 at the break.
Mooresville hit on 5-9 fgs (including 1-3 3fgs). Plainfield hit on just 4-12 fgs (including 2-8 3fgs). Ty Wright led the Pioneer scoring once again with 8 pts. Cade East led the Quakers again with 5 pts. Mooresville turned the ball over twice, while Plainfield recorded just 1. Plainfield led 23-21 heading into halftime.
Mooresville hit on just 4-11 fgs (including 2-5 3fgs). Plainfield hit on 4-11 fgs (including 2-5 3fgs). The Pioneers were led by Luke Fowler with 5 pts. and Ty Wright added 3 pts. The Quakers were led by Mason Naaman with 8 pts. Both teams turned the ball over 3 times each. Plainfield clung to their small lead 33-31 heading into the final quarter of play.
Mooresville really struggled scoring in this final quarter of play. They went 0-10 fgs (including 0-7 3fgs and 3-7 fts). Plainfield hit on 2-6 fgs (including 2-5 3fgs and 7-9 fts). The Pioneers were led by Ty Wright with 2 pts (game-high of 15 pts). The Quakers were led by Aidan Booher with 5 pts and Ian Scott with 4 pts (4-4 fta). Mason Naaman added 3 pts (team-high 14 pts) and Cade East added 1 pts (game total of 13 pts). Mooresville committed one turnover (game total of 8), while Plainfield recorded 2 (game total of 8). Plainfield advanced to play Brownsburg, in the Championship game with a 46-34 victory.