Warriors down Walnut Ridge in regional opener

Thursday, March 3, 2016

EPC got off to a slow start and trailed after the first quarter. The Warriors righted the ship in the second quarter as they went on to beat Walnut Ridge 75-54 in the opening round of the 2A North Regional Tournament in Imboden.

EPC's Jamal Rodgers is fouled by Walnut Ridge's Luke Wall during 2A North Regional tournament action last Thursday in Imboden. (DT Photo/Anthony Cossey)

Walnut Ridge jumped out to a 6-0 lead on back to back three-pointers from Martin Crisler before J'Sebian Brown drilled a three-pointer for EPC and Xzavier Reed got a stick back basket for the Warriors to make it 6-5 Bobcats. Spencer Wilson scored inside for Walnut Ridge, Brown hit a jumper for EPC and Wilson scored back to back baskets in the paint for the Bobcats to make the score 12-7 Walnut Ridge with 2:20 left. Brown connected on another jumper for EPC only to see Kenzie Flippo make a three-pointer for the Bobcats as Wilson scored down for Walnut Ridge to make it 17-9 Bobcats. Clay Malone canned a three-ball from the left corner for EPC to make the score 17-12 Walnut Ridge at the end of one.

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