Titans crush Patriots with strong 3-point performance
The Mercer County Titans boys basketball team (6-6) had a big win,78-47, against Richmond Model (3-9) last Tuesday.
Junior Seth Caton came out hot and was perfect from the 3-point line hitting six for six with a total of 22 points.
Junior AJ Wearren put the first points on the board for the Titans and Caton followed with his first 3-point shot for the night.
Wearren was back on the boards followed by a drive from Brayden Dunn and the Titans jumped out 9-0 on the Patriots.
The Titans defended well and didn’t give up any easy shots. They also out rebounded the Patriots 29-19.
Model finally got on the board, 9-2, at the 2:55 mark.
Freshman Trevor Ellis made a bucket with an assist from sophomore Donavan Wright.
Model’s Thomas Luxon, a senior, made his first 3-point shot for the night, 11-5. He was three for four behind the arc for the game and totaled 15 points.
Sophomore Thaddeus Mays snagged the rebound for the long pass down court to Caton for the layup. Caton added another two points to end the first quarter 15-7.