And Jordan Tomkinson did have it on offense. The senior poured in forty factors to steer Sacred Coronary heart to a ninety six-86 win Tuesday in a shootout on the Sacred Coronary heart gymnasium.
It was the second forty-level recreation for Tomkinson in his two-season profession at Sacred Coronary heart. “I used to be slightly nervous earlier than the sport, the large rivalry recreation,” Tomkinson stated.
“However within the first half, undoubtedly, I used to be feeling it, particularly on my threes. I felt like every little thing I put up was stepping into. Within the second half, I acquired extra to a mid-vary recreation and acquired to the basket.”
Stated Perkerwicz: “We knew he’d get his factors. However we could not cease a few of their different guys.”
The Eagles additionally received a 17 factors from Brenden Bethke, most of these on layups driving from the wing, and a double double from middle Jack Gerber with 20 factors and 15 rebounds.
They performed a robust supporting position to Tomkinson. “Jordan is only a particular participant,” Eagles coach Destry Sterkel stated. “Typically he takes photographs that we do not essentially need him to. However he makes them. And Brenden did an ideal job attacking the basket.”
Sacred Coronary heart led 50-forty two at halftime and constructed its result in as many as 17 factors within the second half.
Senior Excessive, down seventy nine-sixty two, rallied behind two treys from Nathan Willet and 6 factors from Sam Votava to tug inside eighty two-seventy six with three:forty one left. However Sacred Coronary heart answered with six of the subsequent eight factors to regain a ten-level benefit with 1:37 remaining.
Votava completed with a profession-excessive 35 factors to steer the 1-1 Inexperienced Wave, with Cole Anderson including thirteen factors and Colton Dauksavage eleven.
“We had the identical recreation plan as Josh,” Sterkel stated. “We knew Sam would get his factors. We needed to attempt to cease the others. Fortunately, we received that achieved early within the recreation. We knew with their athletes that they’d make a run sooner or later.”
The win left Sacred Coronary heart with a 2-zero report.
“It was a enjoyable recreation, despite the fact that we misplaced,” Perkerwicz stated. “It was a monitor meet.”