MASON, W.Va. — Now that’s saving your best for last.
The Wahama boys basketball team scored 55 points in the second half of Wednesday night’s 92-37 White Falcon victory over Hannan in the Class A Region 4 Section 2 quarterfinal.
The White Falcons (10-12) led 20-t0-7 after the opening quarter and expanded the lead to 37-21 at halftime. WHS put together its best period of the evening in the third, outscoring Hannan (2-19) 27-to-6 over the eight minute span to increase the lead to 64-27. Wahama closed the game with a 28-to-10 fourth quarter mark, sealing the 92-37 triumph.
The White Falcons were led by Hunter Bradley with 29 points, 20 rebounds and five assists. Hunter Rose added 14 points, while Wyatt Zuspan marked 12 points, 10 rebounds and four assists. Ryan Thomas had seven points, while Ben Foreman, Ian Kapp and Michael Hendricks each marked six. Derek Hysell and Brent Larck each had five points, while Mason Hicks rounded out the WHS scoring with two points.
Wahama shot 41-of-84 (48.8 percent) from the field, 6-of-19 (31.6 percent) from beyond the arc and 4-of-11 (36.4 percent) from the charity stripe. The Red and White had 44 rebounds, 13 turnovers and 20 assists in the win.
Hannan was led by Tyler Burns with 12 points, followed by Will Harbour with 11 points and nine rebounds. Corey Hudnall had five points, while Charles Mayes, Dakota Fannin and Josh McCoy each rounded out the Wildcat scoring with three points. Adam Wilson and Shawnathon Scarberry both paced HHS with two assists apiece.
Hannan shot 14-of-52 (26.9 percent) from the field, 5-of-31 (16.1 percent) from beyond the arc and 4-of-10 (40 percent) from the free throw line. The Wildcats combined for 26 rebounds, six assists and 19 turnovers in the setback.
The White Falcons also defeated Hannan 70-58 in Mason on December 21. This is the final game for HHS seniors Kade McCoy and Dakota Fannin.