Powers Catholic wrapped up its two game home stand with a win over Midland Dow in Goggins Fieldhouse. Dow had come into the game after winning on the road in Bay City Central by double digits. The Chargers of Dow had displayed some hot shooting in their first two games. Powers Catholic’s energy early in the first quarter was on full display. Powers Catholic jumped out to an early lead behind their defensive intensity and hot shooting. The Chargers held a 20-0 lead late in the first quarter on a Nevaeh Sanders layup from Gabriel Avery. Dow got on the board with a Jacob Tomsich three pointer late in the quarter. The Chargers led 24-3 at the end of the first quarter. The second quarter saw the Chargers of Powers Catholic continue to make Dow uncomfortable on offense. Powers Catholic outscored Dow 16-7 in the quarter and took a 40-10 lead at the half.
In the second half Dow would get on track offensively behind their sharpshooter Jacob Tomisch. Dow would have their highest output of the game in the third quarter by scoring 21 points to Powers Catholic 17. In the fourth quarter Powers Catholic tightened the reigns back up and held Dow to their third quarter of single digits in the game (3,7 & 8). Powers Catholic would take home the win 74-39.
5 players reached double figures for the Chargers led by Owen Lobsinger 14 points & 11 rebounds. Junior guard Jesse Carpenter had another great floor game having 6 assist with 0 turnovers and pitching in 12 points. Seniors Nevaeh Sanders, Evan Reckowski & Noah Baylis also reached double figures with 10 points. This is the 2nd game in a row the Chargers have had 4 or more players reach double figures. The Chargers dominated by scoring 44 points in the paint and 27 points in transition. They also forced Dow into 15 turnovers. Dow was led by Jacob Tomisch 21 points.
The Chargers will face Davison on Friday in another Saginaw Valley league South game. The game will be played at Davison high school with an expected tip-off at 7:30 pm. The Lady Chargers open up first at 5:30 PM.