Neuqua Valley basketball comes in the 5th seed… and meet 4th seeded Plainfield North at Lincoln Way West for the Regional Final. Winner of the game will play number 1 seeded Joliet West in the Section SemiFinals next Tuesday.
Opening up the scoring is Neuquas John Poulakidas who dribbles past some North defenders and lays up the 2. 2-0 NV 5:38 1st.
Plainfield Norths Cooper Bridges passes the ball outwide to Christian Lucas who sinks the 3 pointer. 4-2 PN 4:24 1st.
Getting the ball on top of the arc is NVs Connor Davis who fires off the 3. Neuqua up 2. 8-6 NV 3:39 1st.
Getting the ball on the bottom of the arc is Norths Blake Ellinghaus who sinks the 3 pointer. North down 3. 11-9 NV 2:26 1st.
Starting off the 2nd quarter the ball finds the hands of Norths Blake Ellinghaus who puts up 3 more points. North down 1. 16-15 NV 7:03 2nd.
Wide open on top of the 3 point range is Norths Blake Ellinghaus who puts up another 3 points before falling over. North up 4. 20-16 PN 5:14 2nd.
Getting the ball outwide from Poulakidas is Neuquas Nicholas Porter who fires in the 3. Wildcats down 1. 24-23 PN 1:28 2nd.
Putting Neuqua up by 4 from another 3 pointer is Neuquas Donovan Navarro. 31-27 NV 5:09 3rd .
Starting to pull away late in the 3rd is Neuqua and John Poulakidas adds to that with anther 3 pointer. 38-29 NV 2:30 3rd.
North wont go away, the ball finds the hands of Blake Ellinghaus who fires off another 3. His 13th point of the night. 38-32 NV 2:10 3rd.
With time winding down in the 3rd Norths Zach Granada fires of the 3 bringing North within 8. 43-35 :27 3rd
Recieving the ball down low is NVs Connor Davis who puts in a nifty looking layup. Wildcats up 3. 45-42 NV 5:10 4th.
Getting the ball down low is NVs John Poulakidas who puts in another 3 pointer. Cats up 3. 50-47 NV 4:15 4th.
Driving in hard is NVs John Poulakidas who puts up 2 more points. He gets a total of 31 on the night. 54-47 NV 122 4th.MTS
FINAL SCORE:63-50 Neuqua Valley (They play Joliet West in the Section SemiFinals on Tuesday)
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