Switzerland County claims another victory with a 64-50 ORVC win over Southwestern

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The Switzerland County Pacers earned a hard-fought win over Southwestern on Tuesday night with a 64-50 triumph over the Rebels.

The Pacers took control of the ball right away with Kyle Green scoring the first bucket of the game; and Cliff Meyer followed that with two baskets. The Rebels, meanwhile, only managed two buckets in the first four minutes of the opening quarter.

Travis Webster added two at the line and T.J. Sefton connected on a bucket; while the Rebels would only manage one more basket and one the charity stripe during the opening eight minutes of play.

The first period ended with baskets by Mark Sharp and Kyle Green, and the Pacers held a lead of 15-7.

The Pacers continued their offensive assault in the second stanza, getting scoring from Mark Sharp, T.J. Sefton, Travis Webster, and Jordan Hinman.

Southwestern continued to struggle offensively playing against a stingy Pacer defense, and the first half ended with Switzerland County out in front by a score of 34-15.

Whatever Rebel coach Pat Rady had with his team in the locker room, it had some effect because Southwestern got its offense on track in the third quarter, outscoring Switzerland County 13-12, but that didn’t cut into the Pacer lead enough to gain control.

The Pacer offense was still keeping its momentum going. with Jordan Hinman scoring and Mark Sharp connecting on a three-pointer. T.J. Sefton connected on a bucket and Travis Webster stole the ball back from the Rebels and took it to the hoop successfully.

Kyle Green scored a basket and one at the line before the third quarter ended with the Pacers still leading 46-28.

Rebels scored twice in the first three minutes of the final quarter and Mark Sharp answered back each time with a basket for the Pacer side.

The Southwestern team scored several times during the final quarter which had Pacer coach Brian Bowen calling a full time out to regroup his team; but Southwestern would never get closer than nine points, and the Pacers pulled away for the victory.

Jordan Hinman managed a bucket before the game ended; and Aaron Moore was last to score a bucket for the Pacers as they finished off a 64-50 victory.

The top scorer for the Pacers in double figures was Travis Webster, who finished with 17 points and five rebounds.

Three more Pacers finished in double figures: T.J. Sefton had 13 points and four assists; while Kyle Green and Mark Sharp each had 10 points. Kyle Green finished with four steals, and Mark Sharp dished out three assists.

Jordan Hinman contributed six points and four rebounds; while Cliff Meyer had four points and six rebounds. Aaron Moore chipped in two points and three rebounds.

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The jayvee team picked up its sixth win of the season over Southwestern, 41-38.

The top scorer was Justin Reagan with 12 points; while Brandon Otter finished with 11 points and Tyler Johnson added seven points.

Clay Meyer had six points; while Michael Haas added three points; and Devon Armstrong finished with two points.

The Pacers will be returning to action tomorrow (Friday) against rival Rising Sun at home at 6 p.m.