BALTIMORE — Sheridan took the win over Liberty Union in a non-league game on Nov. 29, 70-55.
The first quarter was somewhat of a battle between the Generals and Lions as Liberty Union put up 15 points, but Sheridan just scratched past them with 18.
Landen Russell was a dominatin inside offensive player with three two-point field goals.
Ethan Malone joined him with two of his own, but came outside the arc for a drained three-pointer.
Luken Hill and Logan Ranft used their height to take a layup each before the end of the quarter.
Russell was the only one to appear on the foul line, making one of his two attempts.
Sheridan’s defense came out in the second, holding the Lions to only 10 points by three two-point field goals, a free throw and a three-pointer.
Not only did their defense halt Liberty Union, their offense came alive from rebounds that turned into 21 points.
Malone was a weapon underneath the net with five layups, scoring 10 points.
Hill and Russell were slow with their field goals, but Russell had another chance on the foul line to make up for some points as he made two for two.
Reed Coconis, quick behind the arc, swished another three points for the Generals to take over a halftime score of 39-25.
Liberty Union had some more life in them and came out in the third half with a little more fighting spirit than they had before, taking over Sheridan with 15 points to the Generals’ 12 in the quarter.
The Lions’ leading scorer found his rhythm before Sheridan got the chance to go outside of the arc.
Hill, Russell and Malone scored two field goals each and Ranft gained two points from the foul line.
Liberty Union scored their fourth-quarter points by a couple two and three-point field goals, and two of four free throws.
Sheridan found a game hack and scored their 19 fourth-quarter points by dropping 10 of 14 free throws from Hill and Russell.
Ranft found a layup, expected with his height, and Coconis found a layup as he is quick on the feet around defenders.
Hunter Yakes made his name known to Liberty Union after draining a three to finish up Sheridan’s scoring, 70-55.
Hill led his Generals in rebounds with nine, and completed eight steals.