Western Hills 55, Berea 50
The Pirates got out to a good start Thursday against Western Hills at the Shirley Kearns Invitational.
Berea Community scored the first 14 points of the game and held the Wolverines scoreless through the first period.
But, that lead wouldn’t last.
Western Hills got back within six points at halftime (26-20) and pulled away late for 55-50 win in Richmond. Andy Allen lead the Pirates with 15 points, while Trey Terrill had 12 points and Eli Woodie added 10 points.
The Wolverines opened the second half of an 11-4 run and took their first lead of the game at 31-30. Dustin Kates gave Berea a two-point lead at the end of the third quarter (36-34), and pushed that advantage to five points on a three-point play by Terrill.
The Wolverines surged in front in the fourth, sealing the win at the free throw line.
Berea shot 49 percent from the field and was one-of-12 of three-point range. The Pirates were 13-of-23 from the free throw line.
Allen had 13 rebounds, Daniel Hubbard had seven rebounds and six points, Terrill had five rebounds and three assists and Woodie had four rebounds. Kates had four points and Nolan Sweet had three points.