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Eagles can’t match pace with Centennial

Posted on Monday, December 18, 2023 at 8:26 pm

Post File Photo by Gary Johnson Shamorion Draper led the Eagles with 10 points against Centennial.

Sports Writer
SHELBYVILLE — Shelbyville Central’s Golden Eagles dropped a 73-47 decision to visiting Centennial in a non-district game on Friday night.
Centennial took control early and never looked back, holding a commanding 29-17 lead at the end of the first quarter and increased the lead to 49-25 by the intermission.
The game was much closer in the second half with Centennial holding a 66-39 advantage going into the fourth quarter where the Golden Eagles out scored the winners 8-7.
Dominic Reed paced Centennial with a game-high 17 points followed by Daniel Patton with 16. Taner Lee added 11 and Ryland McKelvy scored 10.
Shamorion Draper each scored 10 points to lead the Golden Eagles.
Shelbyville connected on 19-of-48 shots, including only 1-of-12 from behind the 3-point arch.

Centennial              29   20   17   7 — 73
Shelbyville Central 17     8    14  8 — 47

Centennial: Dominic Reed 17, Daniel Patton 16, Taner Lee 11, Ryland McKelvy 10, Carter Ezell 10, Drake Roberts 5, Tytus Taga Tauli 4.
Shelbyville Central: Shamorion Draper 10, Javon Lee 10, Kyler Trice 8, Terrance Johnson 7, Tae’ Shawn Shelton 4, Tommie Cannon 4, Grayson Felts 2, Aalija Marsh 2.
3-Point goals: Centennial (8): Lee 3, Patton 2, Ezell 2, Roberts; Shelbyville Central (1): Draper.
Halftime score: Centennial 49, Shelbyville Central 25.