Eagles fly over Hardin-Central with 3-pointers

By Russ Green-Sports Editor

Meadville hit 13 3-pointers Friday night, while the Hardin-Central Bulldogs were held without a long-range bucket as the Eagles grabbed a 69-50 CLAA victory.

Derek Smith connected on five buckets outside the arc on his way to scoring a game-high 26 points, with Cade Shiflett hitting four 3-pointers to help him to an 18-point effort.

The Bulldogs, now 3-3 overall and 0-2 in the CLAA, had balanced scoring up and down the lineup.

Lane Coldiron hit for a team-high 10 points, followed by Zak Finley with 8, Cole Leakey and Colton Layman with 7 apiece. Wyatt Craven had 6 points for the Dawgs with Clif Kugler scoring 3, Hank Bowers, Daniel White, Josh Smith and Leonard Chilcutt added with 2 each.

Meadville knocked down seven 3-pointers in the opening period to help the Eagles race out to a 29-8 lead.

The complete story is in the Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 Richmond News.

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