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Eldorado goes 2-0 at home over weekend

  • Eldorado's Braden Attebury goes up for his 1,000th career point against Mt. Carmel Saturday night at Duff-Kingston Gymnasium. The basket came off an assist from John Meredith as Attebury finished with a game-high 21 points. On Friday night, Attebury had 16 points in helping the Eagles get by Carmi-White County 64-60 in overtime.

    Eldorado's Braden Attebury goes up for his 1,000th career point against Mt. Carmel Saturday night at Duff-Kingston Gymnasium. The basket came off an assist from John Meredith as Attebury finished with a game-high 21 points. On Friday night, Attebury had 16 points in helping the Eagles get by Carmi-White County 64-60 in overtime.
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By Michael Dann mdann@dailyregister.com
updated: 1/8/2018 7:34 PM

Carmi took Eldorado to over time Friday, but the Eagles pushed by, outscoring the Bulldogs 15-11 in the extra period to pull away with a 64-60 win to keep their undefeated record in place.

Eldorado put four players in double figures, all of which were key components in the OT session as Ray May and Braden Attebury each scored 16 points to pace the Eagle offense. May had four points in overtime, while Attebury had a pair of free throws.

Jacob Traxler tacked on 14 points, eight of which came in the second half, while Kale Oglesby finished with 11 points, five of which came in OT and all from the free throw line.

Joe Mayberry finished with five points off the bench for Eldorado, while John Meredith was held to two points.

Eldorado held a 16-0 lead after one quarter of play and both teams went into the locker tied at 22. The Eagles were able to outscore CWC 11-10 in the third quarter to take a 33-32 lead before both teams ended regulation, tied at 49 all.

The Bulldogs knocked down 11 3-pointers in the game and got a game-high 28 points from Bryce Northcott. The 5-foot-10 senior knocked down eight 3-pointers and accounted for all of Carmi-White County's 11 points in the OT period.

Travis Black chipped in with 16 in the loss, while Justin Lamp netted nine points. Colton Yates finished with five and Dylan Courty tossed in two points.

On Saturday, Eldorado eased past Mt. Carmel 66-49 and did so putting three players in double figures as Braden Attebury went over the 1,000th point mark in his career with a third quarter bucket.

The senior forward led all scorers with 21 points, while Ray May tacked on 13 and Jacob Traxler rounded out double figure scoring with 10 points.

Kale Oglesby just missed out on double digit scoring, netting nine points, while John Meredith scored six points. Joe Mayberry finished with five points, while Aiden Whitlock tacked on two in the win.

Mt. Carmel's Brayden Stipp finished with 14 points, while Austin Rager had 10 in double figures for the Aces.

--Compiled by Michael Dann