Multiple Teams · Olympus uses strong second half to defeat Cottonwood


The Titans started slow against Cottonwood, but really turned it up in the second half, outscoring the Colts 50-12 to win 83-37.

Cottonwood opened the game hot, jumping out to a 5-0 lead and carrying it out to a 15-14 lead after the first quarter.  In the second quarter the Titans got going with some easy baskets and better defense.  Outscoring the Colts 19-10 to take a 33-25 halftime lead.  As the teams went to the locker room, Cottonwood was excited to be only down 8 points.

However, in the third quarter, the Titans came out on fire.  Travis Wagstaff hit 2 quick 3 poionters to get the lead to double figures.  Olympus’ tough defense lead to great shots on the offensive end, outscoring the Colts 24-4 in the third quarter. To lead 57-29.

The fourth quarter was pretty much the same with everyone getting involved and playing great defense.  The Titans went 11-30 from 3 point range, with 7 different players hitting a 3 pointer.  Olympus had 3 players in double figures, Travis Wagstaff 17 points and Matt Lindsey and Jeremy DowDell adding 14 each.  Rylan Jones had 9 assists and the Titans as a team had 16 steals

 

Next games – thurs, friday and saturday at American Fork.  In the Great 8 Tournament.  First game Thursday at 8:15 pm, Then friday at 4:55 or 6:35 pm.

Come watch the Titans play – Really fun team to watch!!