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Ridgemont puts Waynesfield-Goshen away with big fourth quarter

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Ridgemont’s boys basketball team used a big fourth quarter to drop visiting Waynesfield-Goshen 76-59 on Friday in Northwest Central Conference action.

The Gophers bump their record to 6-10 overall and 3-3 in the NWCC. The Tigers drop to 4-10, 2-3.

Ridgemont led 17-16 at the end of the first quarter, but W-Goshen moved in front for a 36-35 lead at halftime.

The Gophers regained the lead in the third quarter. Ahead 50-47 entering the fourth quarter, Ridgemont outscored the Tigers 26-12 over the final eight minutes to pull away.

Tyler Tillman led the Gophers with 29 points, Tim Cowan had a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds, Josh Corbin had 12 points and nine rebounds and Chris Weyant added eight points.

RIDGEMONT 76, W-GOSHEN 59

W-GOSHEN (4-10, 2-3)

(point totals only)

T. Turner 17; Motter 2; Little 19; Miller 4; Titma 2; Crawford 6; C. Turner 2; Hennon 7. Totals: 59.

RIDGEMONT (6-10, 3-3)

Tillman 8 12-15 29; Weyant 2 2-2 8; Cowan 8 2-4 18; Corbin 5 2-3 12; Seiler 2 0-0 4; Eversole 1 0-2 2; Stover 1 1-2 3. Totals: 27 19-28 76.

Tigers    16    20    11    12      —     59

Gophers    17    18    15    26    —    76

Three pointers: Ridgemont 3 (Weyant 2, Tillman 1). Rebounds: Ridgemont 30 (Cowan 11, Corbin 9). Assists: Ridgemont 16 (Tillman 7). Steals: Ridgemont 10 (Tillman 5). Turnovers: Ridgemont 11.

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