The Clark County Indians traveled to Kirksville for their season opener and open their season they did at the Tigers' expense.
Indians Thump Kirksville
The Clark County Indians traveled to Kirksville for their season opener and open their season they did at the Tigers’ expense. The Indians faced a taller team in the Tigers, but no one told Colt Sommers that as he pumped in a first quarter 7 points. Ethan Allen said "Don’t leave me out" as he added a three and 3 baskets for 9 points and the Indians took the quarter 18-15.
The second quarter saw Lynn Williams take over for Michael Brennan as he sat at the 2:38 mark of quarter one with foul trouble and all Mr. Williams did was pump in 9 points. Colt Sommers added another 7 and the Indians led at halftime 36-33 behind Colt Sommers with 14.
The third quarter saw Michael Brennan return and he and the Indians put a big hurt on the Tigers as Brennan put in 14 third quarter points, Ethan Allen added another 4, Sommers added 4 and the Indians took the quarter 24-11 and led 60-44 after three and Coach Smith & Kirchner were giving each high fives on the sidelines.
The Tigers took the fourth quarter 17-12. Ethan Allen fouled out at 1:42 mark, but the Indians rolled to an impressive on the road victory 72-61 for their opening game of the season.
The Indians were led by Colt Sommers with a game high 22 points followed by Ethan Allen with 18. Michael Brennan chipped in with 16, Lynn Williams came off the bench to add 9 points and Brian Plenge the quarterback had 7.