Shorthanded Wave falls to Tippecanoe

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Haiden Livingston scores for Greenville in MVL matchup with Tippecanoe. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

GREENVILLE – The shorthanded Green Wave dropped a Tuesday night 73-33 MVL basketball game to the Tippecanoe Red Devils with four players out for the night.

Jarrod DeMange drives to the basket for the Green Wave in weeknight game with Tippecanoe. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

“My guys played hard but definitely not a team that I go into with half my guys,” said Greenville coach, Matt Hamilton following the game.

Tipp grabbed an early 21-2 lead after one period of play with the aid of three 3-pointers and took the second quarter 16-9 sending the teams to the break with the Red Devils holding a commanding 37-11 lead.

AJ Shaffer takes a defensive stand in the Wave’s Tuesday night conference game with the Red Devils. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

Greenville used the third period for its best offensive performance to the night to score 16-points matched by Tipp’s largest quarter output posting 24-points and lead 61-27 with one quarter to play.

The visitors took the final period 12-6 to earn the MVL win.

“They were all over the floor, they were prepared, they came in like we expected them to,” Coach Hamilton said of Tippecanoe. “We knew being shorthanded was going to be a challenge and try to control what we could because they’re a good team.”

BOXSCORE:

TIPPECANOE 73, GREENVILLE 33

TIPPECANOE – E. Manes 25, S. Clyne13, J. Smith 11, J. Dietz 10, L. Permsky 6, CJ Bailey 3, A. Dun 3, M. Sivon 2 – TOTALS 16 8-14 11 73

GREENVILLE – TOTALS H. Livingston 14, J. DeMange 7, D. Hamilton 6, TJ Barr 4, B. Wills 2 – TOTALS 11 2-3 3 33

3-POINTERS

Tippecanoe 11 (E. Manes 6, S. Clyne 3, CJ Bailey 1, A. Dun 1)

Greenville (H. Livingston 2, J. DeMange 1)

SCORE by QUARTERS

21-16-24-12 73 Tippecanoe

02-09-16-06 33 Greenville

Greenville’s Drew Hamilton makes a move to the basket in MVL home game with Tipp. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
TJ Barr battles for a Greenville rebound in home game with the Red Devils. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
Ryan Staver works the ball up-court for Greenville in home matchup with the Red Devils. (Gaylen Blosser photo)