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Gophers grab tourney victory over Bulldogs

Ridgemont Gopher

Ridgemont’s boys basketball team held on for a 46-45 win over Ada in a Division IV sectional tournament game Tuesday at Kenton High School.

The win improves the Gophers to 10-13 on the season. They play top-seeded Arlington at 6:15 p.m. Friday in Kenton.

Ridgemont held a 14-11 lead after the opening quarter. Ada battled back with a 13-8 run in the second quarter to go up 24-22 at halftime.

The Gophers regained the momentum in the third quarter by outscoring the Bulldogs 16-11. That put Ridgemont back in front 38-35.

Ridgemont then battled down the stretch to stay in front and came away with the one-point win.

Cody Seiler led Ridgemont with 16 points, Josh Corbin had 13 points and seven rebounds and Corey Eversole added 10 points.

RIDGEMONT 46, ADA 45

RIDGEMONT (10-13)

Tillman 2 0-4 4; Cowan 1 0-0 3; Corbin 6 1-2 13; Seiler 8 0-0 16; Eversole 4 0-0 10. Totals: 21 1-6 46.

ADA

Szippl 4; Sautter 9; Acheson 8; Dumbaugh 14; Archer 10. Totals: 45.

Gophers    14    8    16    8      —     46

Bulldogs    11    13    11    10    —    45

Three pointers: Ridgemont 3 (Eversole 2, Cowan). Rebounds: Ridgemont 22 (Corbin 7). Assists: Ridgemont 15 (Tillman 8). Steals: Ridgemont 5. Turnovers: Ridgemont 14.

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