Wooster Generals Crush Whippets in the Second Half To Remain Unbeaten

Wooster Generals Crush Whippets in the Second Half To Remain Unbeaten

WOOSTER, OH – The Wooster Generals stifle the Shelby Whippets offense all night to win 79-52 at Wooster High School on Tuesday night. Both teams would try to turn the other over in a quick pace 1st quarter that saw lots of transition opportunities. Early on Wooster would convert Shelby turnovers into points and take an early 13-11 advantage.Shelby would counter with their own easy buckets to take a 17-15 lead at the end of the 1st quarter. Both teams would counter the pressure defense with nice passes to get easy scores as lots of shots went up quickly and often.Turnovers would be the big story in the second quarter with Wooster’s Drew Dossi stealing the ball from the whippets and converting several transition layups to give the Generals control in the game. Wooster would only have five turnovers at the half while Whippets would have 12. Shelby would battle back but turnovers would hand Wooster a 32-28 lead at halftime. Shelby would fight back to 36-35 to open the 3rd quarter before the General’s defense would force more turnovers.Woosters’ Micah McKee would score the General’s first nine points of the 3rd quarter to take a 41-35. The Shelby whippets could not seem to get their offense going and continued to turn it over like in the first half. The Generals would take full advantage to outscore the Whippets 15-1 to take a 50-36 lead into the fourth quarter.Wooster would not let up in the fourth as they would race out to a 66-46 commanding lead and never looked back in this one to take an impressive 79-52 victory over Shelby. Wooster was led in scoring by David Nolen who had 17 points on the night and Drew Dossi finished with 15 points. Shelby was led by TJ Pugh who had 17 points in the loss. Wooster Generals improve to 4-0 on the year While Shelby falls to 4-1 with the loss. The Generals will be back in action on Saturday at New Philadelphia and the Whippets will be at home on Thursday against Ontario.