- BOYS BASKETBALL: CREIGHTON PREP'S THREES DOOM SOUTHEAST
By Jeff Motz
Lincoln Prep Sports.com
OMAHA---Hot shooting Omaha Creighton Prep didn't waste any time in taking control from long range. The Class A third-ranked Junior Jays nailed seven straight three pointers and held Lincoln Southeast at bay for a 73-55 win over the Knights Saturday night at the Heider Events Center.
Prep (15-4) got hot early behind a three-pointer from Michael Hoy, then a pair of threes from Eric Donald, one from Aiden Hook in the first quarter. John Paul Franco hit a pair of threes to start the second quarter before Donald's third three made it 32-21 halfway through. Prep led 36-28 at halftime.
Southeast got as close as six points at 39-33 early in the third quarter before Prep pulled away.
The Junior Jays were 9-of-16 from behind the arc for 56 percent. Southeast managed to get 19 points from Derrius Vick and Cody Charleton added 12 points for the Knights (10-10).
Prep was led by Hook's 19 points, while Donald added 13, sophomore center Jack Hummel finished with 12 and Hoy and Franco each scored 11 points.