C-M boys end season with loss to Pleasantville

Feb. 26—PLEASANTVILLE — A tough shooting night plagued the Colfax-Mingo boys' basketball team during its Class 2A District 16 matchup with Pleasantville on Feb. 12.

The Trojans jumped out to an early lead and dominated the second half during a 66-33 home win.

Pleasantville led 19-9 after one quarter and outscored the Tigerhawks 31-12 in the second half.

Colfax-Mingo shot 26 percent from the floor, made 6-of-27 from 3-point range and connected on just 1-of-10 from the free-throw line. The Tigerhawks also committed 16 turnovers.

Colfax-Mingo finalized its record at 7-16. The seven wins are the most for the program since it finished 14-8 in the 2019-20 season.

Harrison Rhone led the Tigerhawks with 10 points, three rebounds and three assists and Joe Earles added eight points, five boards and two blocks.

Cael Bracewell chipped in eight points and four rebounds, Jared Lewis tallied five points and six rebounds and Konner Dalton grabbed four rebounds and three assists. Brandon Kite pulled down six rebounds.

The Trojans (14-10) got 30 points and 14 rebounds from Dayson Leerhoff and 20 points and 10 boards from Braylon Bingham.

Pleasantville shot 43 percent from the floor despite making only 4-of-22 from 3. The Trojans connected on 12-of-20 from the foul line, turned the ball over nine times and out-rebounded the Tigerhawks 43-29. Pleasantville grabbed 13 offensive boards.