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Ravens End Regular Season With 78-69 Win Over Neosho County

February 26, 2014

The Red Ravens honored their sophomores prior to Wednesday night's tip off.  Pictured, left to right, are: Head Coach Jay Herkelman, Earl Peterson, Montel James, Spenser Gales, Mike Martin, Travis Britt and Carl Crawford.

The Red Ravens honored their sophomores prior to Wednesday night's tip off. Pictured, left to right, are: Head Coach Jay Herkelman, Earl Peterson, Montel James, Spenser Gales, Mike Martin, Travis Britt and Carl Crawford.

The Coffeyville Red Ravens will go into this Saturday's region playoff game with a little momentum after they defeated the Neosho County Panthers 78-69 on Wednesday night in Nellis Hall.

Trailing by seven with about four minutes remaining, Neosho County managed to cut the Ravens lead down to 70-69 in the final 90 seconds. However, the Ravens finished off the game with an 8-0 run to seal the victory.

Earl Peterson had 21 points for the Ravens. Peterson made 11-of-12 free throw attemps on the night. Montel James scored 13 points and had a team-high seven rebounds. Carl Crawford added 10 points and Lionel Ellison dished out a team-high five assists.

Charles Cooper led Neosho County with 20 points. Jamie Batish added 15 points and Joseph Acuil scored 12 points.

The Ravens finish the regular season with an 8-4 mark in the Jayhawk East and are 22-8 overall on the season. The Ravens will have the East #2 seed in the region tournament that begins on Saturday.

The Ravens will host Dodge City in a first round game at 7 p.m. Saturday in Nellis Hall. The winner will advance to the Region VI Tournament that begins on March 6 at Wichita State University's Koch Arena.

Coffeyville Red Ravens vs. Neosho County

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Final
78
Coffeyville Red Ravens
69
Neosho County
Location:
Nellis Hall
Date:
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Time:
8:00 PM