The Yellow Jackets had some deja vu having defeated Pocahontas County by 30 points to begin the season on the road and created the same margin of victory over the Warriors in the Hive last Wednesday by a score of 66-36.
“It was nice to see our guys step up. Yosef Malaki played a great game and Trevor Shoemaker played a good game. They did a great job coming off the bench. Our main guys weren’t on tonight, so it was good to see others contribute,” Moorefield Boys Basketball coach Scott Stutler remarked.
Moorefield Boys Basketball started the game on a 14-0 run grabbing a 21-3 lead entering the second period with the middle two quarters about even before finishing with a 20-6 final stanza.
Pocahontas County walked after taking the opening tip-off, then the Yellow Jackets let the clock wind down passing the ball around.
The initial shot missed, but Moorefield’s Jaydon See tipped the ball over to Lane Ours, who corralled it and made the jumper at the 6:39 mark.
After the Warriors lost the ball, Kolton Alderman stole the ball back and hit the rim with Brody Buzzard grabbing the board and fumbling it out of play.
Pocahontas County’s Dalton Hendrick made a defensive rebound, then Moorefield’s Trevor Shoemaker swiped the ball leading to a missed shot with a rebound by Ours passing to Shoemaker for the basket at the 4:49 mark creating a 4-0 lead.
Both teams had errant attempts before Moorefield’s Brent Moran made a steal and netted a layup at the 4:04 mark.
Moorefield’s Chase Vance made a steal and was fouled with the ball going into the hoop, but missed the free throw and See snatched