Sunday, Feb 1, 2015
Yellow Jackets Sting Pioneers
MURPHYSBORO -- The Chester Yellow Jackets used a huge second half to beat Trico and claim the Murphysboro 2A Regional Championship.
The Pioneers led 23-22 at the half, but Chester outscored Trico 47-25 in the second half--including 28-13 in the decisive third quarter.
Kyle Landon and Jacob Lochhead combined for 22 of Chester's 28 third quarter points. Landon hit five threes on the night and finished with a game high 25. Lochhead added 18.
George Kuhlman led Trico with 17.
The Yellow Jackets advance to the West Frankfort Sectional, where they will face number one ranked Harrisburg Wednesday night.
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