The Cougars downed Lakeside Christian 71-49 in the Region 4 semifinal game.
Hunter Reed led the Cougars in scoring with 23 points on 11-of-13 shooting. He also led Somerset Christian in rebounding with 9.
Jacob Ricks added 16 points by hitting 8-of-10 free throws. Ricks went 4-of-4 in the fourth quarter from the line. Ricks pulled down 6 rebounds and had 2 assists. His aggressive play set the tone in the first quarter of the semifinals.
Colby Alexander had a solid game, scoring 11 points, gathering 4 rebounds, and dishing out 2 assists.
Daniel Ellenberg was the Cougars’ fourth player in double figures, with 10 points. He nailed two big 3-pointers in the first quarter to help Somerset Christian come out hot. Ellenberg also pulled down 4 rebounds and had 2 assists.
Tyler Burton added 8 points and 4 rebounds and played a very good defensive game against Lakeside’s talented center, Phillip Bradley, holding him to just two points in the first half.
Tanner Lewis chipped in with a 3-pointer for his only points of the game.
SCS 23 15 17 16 – 71
LC 8 10 19 12 – 49