Ocoee pulled away early in the game against the aggressive play of Dalton which closed the 16-point lead to an eight point victory for the Colts.
Luke Rymer was strong inside the paint and led the Colts by laying in 14 points. Daniel Clark also finished in double digits with 13 points. Alex White was strong offensively with seven points and Elijah Haynie drained a couple of treys to finish with six points. Sean Conway tossed in a 3-pointer and a layup for a five point finish. Tyler Kellar rounded out the scoring for the Colts posting two points in the book.
Helping out on the glass were Conway and Clark with six rebounds each. White had four boards and Kellar pulled down three with Haynie grabbing two boards. Hagan Franklin and Rymer finished out the night with one rebound apiece.
On Tuesday, OMS continued its winning streak with an appearance in the Dalton Middle School Invitational defeating McCallie 39-33.
Clark led the Colts to their win posting a total of 18 points. Clark pulled down six rebounds on the night. Kellar came off the bench strong and dropped in eight points and pulled down five rebounds. Haynie tossed in five points and had two rebounds. Conway contributed a total of four points and three rebounds. Alex White and Luke Rymer rounded out the scoring for the Colts with two points apiece. Rymer also helped out on the glass pulling down five rebounds. White finished out the defensive stats with one rebound.
The Colts will host Rhea County on Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m.
The seventh-grade Ocoee Middle boys basketball team defeated Chattanooga Christian School Saturday 40-19 to improve to 3-0 on the year.
Josh Jones led the Colts in scoring with nine points followed by Wes Wagner and Matt Meadows with eight points each. Tyler Carpenter came off the bench to score six while Ben Clark had four points. Avery Jones and Peyton Parker rounded out the scoring with three and two points respectively.
The Colts only led 17-9 at the half but Wagner sparked the third quarter scoring with back-to-back 3s and an assist to Clark for a bucket to accounting for eight points in three straight possessions.
The team defense was the key as the Colts forced numerous turnovers throughout the game. Josh Jones led the team in rebounding with nine.
The Colts face Rhea on Thursday at home at 5:30 p.m. and travel to North Middle on Friday at 7:30.