Posted On: 12/26/18 8:21 PM

Usually the team that plays the hardest will put themselves in the best position to win, even when shots aren’t falling. And that was exactly the case Saturday night in the Battle of Hamilton Avenue as Mt. Healthy fought their way to a 54-40 victory over rival North College Hill. While neither team shot particularly well from the field, 35% for the Trojans to just 33% for the Owls, it was Mt. Healthy 43-33 rebounding advantage that helped seal the deal in victory.

The Owls had a balanced scoring attack with four players finishing in double-figures lead by 2020 F Brandon Lanier who finished with 12 points and 8 rebounds. 2019 guards Chris Simmons and Aushadon Mathis scored 11 points apiece in the winning effort. 2020 G Hakeem Griggs led the Trojans with 16 points in a losing effort while 2019 G Tyree Robinson chipped in with 10 points and 7 rebounds in a losing effort.

 

Five Takeaways

  1. 1. The Owls did a very good job containing NCH F Cameron Harris (2019 PHO #123). Mt. Healthy was very physical with when defending Harris, with defenders always in position to help and making sure that they

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