Boys basketball: Evergreen 81, Heritage 50

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Thomas Phillips came off the bench to score eight points in the first quarter, helping the Plainsmen to a fast start en route to the win.

Assisted by seven points from Jahmil Johnson, Evergreen led 27-16 after the first quarter.

Phillips finished with 10 points, one of five Plainsmen in double-figures. Johnson scored 18, Caleb Dressler 17, Tre Clark 13, and Jalen Ballard 11.

“Jahmil Johnson had a good game at both ends of the court, as did Clark — great game defensively,” Evergreen coach Kelly Blankenship said.

Dressler finished with 15 rebounds and five blocked shots. Ballard added five assists and two blocks.

Heritage was led by Timmy Hergert with 19 points.

EVERGREEN 81, HERITAGE 50

HERITAGE — Danny Gray 0, Marquis Evans 3, David Martin 11, Daniil Karpyuk 2, Jeff Bersch 0, Timmy Hergert 19, Kevin Flewellen-Wiggins 0, Cherno Sowe 2, Ezekial Wells 10, Jake Dahlberg 3. Totals 16 (5) 13-17 50.

EVERGREEN — Jared Price 0, Jalen Ballard 11, Ajay Jenkins 6, David Shirts 2, Jahmil Johnson 18, Tre Clark 13, Austin Gurnsey 2, Andrew White, Caleb Dressler 17, Thomas Phillips 10, Conner Finnagan 2. Totals 34 (2) 11-17 81.

Heritage 16 11 16 7–50

Evergreen 27 10 16 28–81

JV — Evergreen won; C–Evergreen won.