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Teams set for Sunday’s Industrial League championship game

SoVaNow.com / February 20, 2020


Following a 69-39 win by Tvilum/Sentara over AWNC-I and Eaton defeating Polywood 36-25 on Sunday, Sentara and Eaton will meet on Sun., at 5 p.m. to determine the Business & Industrial League’s basketball champion.

Sentara, the number one-seed in the tournament, defeated No. 9 seeded Presto in the round-two competition 69-43 to advance to the semifinals. The two-seed, Eaton, bested Goodyear (10-seed) 45-36 in round-two.

In the 69-39 Tvilum / Sentara win the winners posted 27 points in the first half. Sentara would go on to win the second half 42-28 and score the eventual 69-39 win.

Demetrius Burwell paced Sentara with 18 points. Burwell would be named Player of the Game.

Burwell’s teammates Tevon Edmonds, and Jonathan Smalls also had big games drilling 17 and 16 points, in that order. David Garner scored 13; Kerrell McCargo chipped in five points.

Five-seed, AWNC-I had a good night of play from Terrance Calloway who hit for 11 points. Curtis Calloway knocked down seven points. The team posted 11 first half points and turned up their offense in the second half to score 28.

AWNC-I will play six-seeded Polywood in the consolation game on Feb. 23 at 3 p.m., prior to the championship game.

Eaton Corp. 36,

Polywood 25

No. 2 seed Eaton Corp. bested six-seeded Polywood last Sunday to claim its spot in the championship game.

Michael Hatcher played big for Eaton racking 13 points. Jared Waller for Polywood also scored 13 points. Both players went on to pace the game for their teams.

Polywood led at the end of the first half 19-16. Eaton secured the win when they came back in the second half and shutdown Polywood for six second-half points, winning the frame 20-6.

Hatcher received Player of the Game honors. Eaton’s Marquis Younger had eight points, Steven Hatcher (7), Dustin LaClair (6), and Dewayne Wilson put up a deuce.

Additional scorers for Polywood were Aaron Downy with eight points, Terrance Boyd (3), and Tony Wilson added one point. at the line.

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