ASHER - Mike McDonald drained six 3-point baskets and ended up with a game-leading 30 points as the Asher Indians hammered Strother, 66-37, Saturday night during homecoming festivities.
Strother whipped Asher, 57-27, in the girls game.
Bryson Martin followed with nine points, including two treys, for Asher and teammate Patch Hamilton chipped in eight points.
Dayton Little led Strother with nine points.
Trailing 9-8 after one quarter, the Indians went on a 20-6 second-quarter run to take a 28-15 lead into halftime.
Asher then doubled up the Yellowjackets with a 16-8 third quarter to stay in control.
“Strother played a diamond-and-one defense, face-guarding Patch all over the court. We had several guys step up and really play well...things really opened up for Mike McDonald,” said Asher head coach Scott Hamilton. “Mike and Bryson hit some very big 3s. Trevor Martin was drawing a lot of attention in the paint. It was a very good team win.”
Tatum Harjo tallied 18 points and Kylie Wolfe finished with 17 Saturday night as Strother rolled to the 30-point win.
Alexis Francis was the high scorer for Asher with 14 points and Jordan Odell was next with five.
Strother jumped out to a 12-4 lead through one quarter and used an 18-4 second-period run to establish a 30-8 halftime advantage. A 14-1 third quarter increased that lead.
Both Asher teams play at Paoli Tuesday night.
Note: Report compiled by Sports Editor Brian Johnson.