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Boys Hoops Storms Back For Road Win At Shroder

Posted on: February 2, 2016

Following a sluggish first half, the Milford High School boys basketball team turned in a huge second half to overcome a 14-point halftime deficit en route to a 64-58 win at Shroder on Tuesday night. The Eagles scored 27 points in the fourth quarter to charge to their 12th win of the year. Brad Hall had a monster 20-point, 13-rebound performance to lead the victors.

RECORDS

Milford 12-7

Shroder 5-12

KEY PLAYERS

Milford

Brad Hall 20 points, 13 rebounds

Jack Engelman 14 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists

Mitchell Wenzler 12 points, 3 assists

 

Shroder

Steve Stewart 14 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists

Taylor Holston 11 points

KEY MOMENTS & RUNS

  • After falling behind 7-6 in the first two and a half minutes, Milford bolted into the lead on the strength of a 7-0 run, but ultimately trailed 16-15 after one period.
  • The Jaguars enjoyed an outstanding second quarter, shooting 63 percent (10 of 16) and doubling up the Eagles (22-11) to take a 38-26 lead into the break.
  • Shroder opened up a 14-point lead early in the third, but Milford used a trio of three-pointers to cut the deficit to four with 4:43 to play.
  • A 10-0 run by the Eagles to start the fourth turned a six-point deficit into a four-point lead with just over two minutes gone.
  • In a 27-point fourth quarter explosion, Milford made 7 of 10 field goals and 12 of 14 from the line.

NUGGETS OF NOTE

  • With 20 points and 13 rebounds, Hall posted his third double-double of the year and the fifth of his career.
  • One night after establishing a career-high in points, Engelman tallied a new high with five assists.
  • Milford’s 27 fourth quarter points were the teams most in a quarter this season.
  • The Eagles won the rebounding battle for the 14th time this season (32-26). 

FINAL GAME STATS LINK

UP NEXT

Milford returns home to host ECC-leading Walnut Hills (13-4, 10-1 ECC) on Friday night. Prior to the game, the Milford Athletic Boosters will enshrine this year’s members of the Athletics Hall of Fame.