Admirals improve to 6-0 after comeback at Western Hills

Published 11:23 pm Tuesday, December 18, 2018

FRANKFORT — Trailing Western Hills 24-21 at halftime, Danville’s boys basketball team opened the second half with a 9-0 run and never trailed again, beating WHHS 57-46 in Frankfort.

Danville’s Ethan Wood had a three-point play at the end of the third quarter, giving the Admirals a 34-29 advantage going into the final period.

Leading 38-35 with 5:37 remaining in the game, the Admirals’ Dante Hayden scored 10 straight points to give Danville a 48-35 lead with 4:27 remaining.

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Western Hills had a six-point run to pull within eight points, 54-46, with 1:16 left, but that’s as close as the Wolverines got.

DANVILLE (57) — Deshaud St. Martin 13, Dante Hayden 14, Zach Thornton 5, Tevin Kavanaugh 5, Darrian Bell 8, Ethan Wood 12.

WESTERN HILLS (46) — Carlos Gonzalez 2, Cameron Loman 10, Peyton Cody 20, James Robertson 9, Eric Gabbard 5.