Olney Beats Newton In Lone Area Game Played

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Published on February 18 2014 11:44 am
Last Updated on February 18 2014 11:44 am
Written by Millie Lange

OLNEY -- Newton High School traveled to Olney and fell to the homestanding Tigers 54-44 in boys basketball competition as the only area game played due to the weather Monday evening.

The Eagles trailed Olney 17-12 after the opening quarter but knotted the score at 24-24 at halftime. Olney pushed ahead 20-12 in the third quarter. The contest was tied five times and the lead changed hands seven times.

Newton was led by Caleb Chestnut with 15 points as he connected on five three-pointers. Luke Stone and Luke Huston had 12 points each.

At Olney

NEWTON (44)

Mammoser 1-0 -- 2, Barke 1-0 -- 3, Chesnut 5-0 -- 15, Pickens 0-0 -- 0, Stone 6-0 -- 12,Workman 0-0 -- 0, Jansen 0-0 -- 0, Huston 6-0 -- 12. TOTALS 19 FG, 6  FT.

OLNEY (54)

No players listed

Newton          12    12    12     8    --    44

Olney              17     7    20    10    --    54

3-point FG -- Newton 6 (Barke 1, Chesnut 5).