Wilmington holds off Rocky Grove
Wilmington (52) Vs. Rocky Grove (49)
Jan 09, 2009
Rocky Grove missed a desperation 3-point attempt at the buzzer to preserve Wilmington’s 52-49 nonregion triumph.
“We had the lead the majority of the game and they hit a 3 to tie the game at 47 with probably about a minute left in the game,” Wilmington coach Will Harris said. “It was a hard-fought game. We faced adversity and I liked the way we handled it.”
After the Orioles tied the contest at 47, Ian Kelly hit a pair of foul shots and Shane Wagner added the needed cushion with a 3-pointer.
Wagner led all scorers with 21 points for the ’Hounds (5-6). He sank five 3s and added three steals and three assists.
Dallas Hartman had a double-double, scoring 15 to go with his 11 rebounds.