Logan Volunteers Suffer First Loss at Shawnee
November 21, 2017
ULLIN -- A tip in at the buzzer gave Shawnee an 84-82 overtime win over previously unbeaten John A. Logan.
Derek Hawthorn sank two free throws to tie the game at 82 with 5.8-seconds remaining. Sayveon McEwen, who had 25 points, brought the ball down and put up a driving shot that was blocked by the Vols Damion Taylor. The blocked shot was picked up by Shomari Tillett of Shawnee and he put the ball back up and in as he buzzer sounded.
Logan trailed by as many as 18 points in the first half but came back to trail only 45-40 at the half on the 3-point shooting of Jaiveon Eaves who had five triples. Logan took the lead with a 6-0 run to start the second half and the teams traded runs and leads the rest of the way. Regulation play ended in a 73-73 tie.
Daniel Soetan had 25 points for the Saints who are 6-1 and 2-0 in the league. Eaves led Logan with 19 points. The Vols are 6-1 overall and 1-1 in the league.