By Herb Butler
The Clark county Indians hosted the Davis County Mustangs on Monday, January 28. The first quarter saw both teams earn 12 first quarter points. The Indians went 0-7 from the free throw line.
In the second quarter the twin towers. Colt Sommers and Michael Brennan did the scoring for the Indians, but they fell short by one point, as the Mustangs outscored Clark County, 12-11, and took a halftime lead into the locker room, 24-23.
The Indians came out in the third quarter and Sommers took control of the inside for the Indians, as he put up a 10 point quarter, but the Mustangs would not give up, as they dug in and held off the Indians, 22-18, and led, 46-42 after three quarters.
The Indians needed to dig in themselves, Colt Sommers had two baskets in the fourth quarter, then after he picked up his fifth foul, his partner Michael Brennan took over, and pumped in 10 fourth quarter points. Davis County was leading, 61-58. Bryan Plenge spotted Michael inside and Brennan tied the game at 61 all, and sent the game to overtime.
Both coaches worked their timeouts, and player subs, as well as they could. After Davis County drew first blood, Bryan Plenge hit a pair of huge threes, Brennan added four, and the Indians came away with a huge victory by taking the overtime 10-8, and the win 71-69.
Leading the way for the Indians was Colt Sommers with 25 points, followed by his twin tower buddy, Michael Brennan with 23 points, Bryan Plenge added 12, two big three’s in overtime, Ethan Allen put in nine, and Scott McAfee had two. The Indians move to 12-5 on the season, and 4-0 in the Conference.