Bowling Green falls to Adams

Published 12:06 am Saturday, February 3, 2018

Turnovers hurt Bowling Green, in a 50-26 loss to Adams Country Christian School at home Thursday.
Bowling Green trailed 13-3 early in the game.
Adams tallied the game’s first six points. Julian Wilson made a steal and Josh Day hit two free throws to open the scoring. Day made a layup and Dawson Parker got inside for two more and it was 6-0 with 5:07 left in the first quarter.
Bowling Green’s Jace Schexnider cut the lead in half by hitting a 3-pointer with 4:50 left, but Adams posted the next seven points. Day, who scored a game-high 18 points that included two 3-pointers, answered quickly by hitting a 3-pointer of his own. He then grabbed an offensive rebound from a missed free throw and hit the putback to make it 11-3. Wilson made a steal and hit the ensuing layup for a 13-3 lead.
Bowling Green’s Lync Sharp hit a follow-up shot after pulling down an offensive rebound to make it 13-5 at the 1:50 mark, but Day was good on a 3-pointer once again, putting the lead back in double figures.
Bowling Green was unable to trim the lead to single digits the rest of the way. Adams led 18-5 after the first quarter and 32-13 at halftime. Bowling Green outscored Adams, 6-5, in the third quarter before Adams County went on for the 50-26 win.
“Tonight, we just tried to come out and just tried to find ourselves,” Bowling Green coach Jaron Edwards said after Thursday’s game. “We had a heartbreaking loss the last two games and we just tried to come out — we’ve got a big district game (Feb. 2), so I didn’t want to get the guys too tired. I’m not really worried about the overall record. What matters to me is more the district, so (Feb. 2), we have a big district game, so that’s what we’re more focusing on is trying to get ready for that.”
Rece Dillon posted nine points to top Bowling Green. Dillon hit a 3-pointer.
Connor Comeaux posted five points while Sharp had four, Schexnider recorded three, Drew Wagner and Jace Duhe tallied two each and Braden Edwards added one for the Bucs.
Bowling Green’s game Tuesday was a 49-47 loss to Wayne Academy on the road.
Sharp scored 21 points to lead Bowling Green that included two 3-pointers. Sharp also had three rebounds and a steal.
Comeaux posted 10 points, four assists, seven boards and two steals. Comeaux hit a pair of threes.
Edwards tallied seven points, two assists, two rebounds and a pair of steals.
Charles Tanksley posted four points, an assist, two boards and a steal. Tanksley hit a 3-pointer.
Schexnider tallied three points, two assists and two steals.
Wagner had two points, an assist and a rebound.

Bowling Green’s Lync Sharp takes a shot in Thursday’s game at home. Sharp posted four points in Thursday’s game and 21 in Tuesday’s contest.