The Panthers finish their season with 22 wins and two losses.
The game was close throughout as Chester-East held a 7-4 lead
after one period, only to see the Eagles claw back into the lead
at halftime 17-14. The Panthers outscored Brussels 11-6 in the
third stanza to lead 25-23 heading into the fourth period.
Brussels led 32-29 and Reese Kiel had a one-and-bonus for the
Eagles with about 30 seconds remaining. Kiel missed the front
end and the Panthers grabbed the rebound.
a timeout with about 12 seconds remaining. Isaiah Bowers took
the inbounds pass after the timeout and swished a 21-footer to
tie the game and send it into overtime.
Brussels jumped out to a 36-32 lead in OT behind two baskets
from Andrew Hoemmen. From that point on it was all Chester-East,
and in particular, all Jordan Jacobs.
Jacobs scored all seven of his team's points in the overtime
on two 2-point field goals and one huge 3-point goal that gave the
Panthers the lead for good in OT at 37-36.
Scoring for CEL:
Isaiah Bowers: 15
Jordan Jacobs: 9
Sam Birnbaum: 8
Josh Vinson: 5
Will Ewald: 2 points
[Text from file received from Joel Vinson]