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Eastmoor Academy 69 Vinton County 48 (2017 Elite 8)

Post by Dundas » Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:59 pm

History has been made. Can the Vikings continue their run to Columbus?



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Re: DII Regional Final - Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy

Post by Ironman92 » Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:40 pm

Who are the starters and bench rotation players for Eastmoor. Height?

Rundown of their team would be appreciated.

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Re: DII Regional Final - Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy

Post by hateraid » Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:42 pm

Starters I believe 5'11", 6'3", 6'3", 6'4" and 6'8"

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by hateraid » Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:13 pm

VC will match up much better against EA than FU did. I don't think the press will bother VC as much due to their guard heavy team. Also big man Damron will be able to clog the middle a bit better due to his gerth. I look for VC to get some runouts off EA's press it's gonna be a great game.

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by LucasDavenport » Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:30 pm

Ironman92: I will try to answer your question.

Had to drive home before I could comment on Update Thread.

#2 Taevion Kinsey. Guard. Serious Hops. 6'4 Jr

#32 Stanley Williams Post. 6'8 Jr. Handled Woodside mostly 1 on 1.

#23 Tariq Brown Wing. 6'6 Jr. Beautiful High Arching Shot.

#24 Tim Smith Wing 6'4 Jr. Good all around game.
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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by Falcon01 » Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:35 pm

#23 is smooth. Great shot.
Really a few of them have great shots. Perfect form.
2 and 32 have serious hops and crash the boards. They make every shot contested because they are so long.


I think VC COULD pull it off, but they'll need their best game of the year. Definitely have to play way better than tonight.

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by hateraid » Fri Mar 17, 2017 12:49 am

The game vs FU the warriors couldn't miss in the 1st half and the falcons seemed very rushed and confused. I feel VC is a better matchup. No doubt EA is the best team VC has seen all year but I think VC will hold their own. The one thing that worries me is that when VC gets out rebounded they can struggle. This EA team has the bodies to get boards which could cause issues for the Vikings. VC needs to avoid another slow start.

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by 93Bulldog » Fri Mar 17, 2017 7:19 am

LucasDavenport wrote:Ironman92: I will try to answer your question.

Had to drive home before I could comment on Update Thread.

#2 Taevion Kinsey. Guard. Serious Hops. 6'4 Jr

#32 Stanley Williams Post. 6'8 Jr. Handled Woodside mostly 1 on 1.

#23 Tariq Brown Wing. 6'6 Jr. Beautiful High Arching Shot.

#24 Tim Smith Wing 6'4 Jr. Good all around game.
Kinsey was the D2 central district player of the year - and Ohio University recruit (at the moment anyways)

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by falconbball » Fri Mar 17, 2017 7:46 am

sorry VC just dont think you have enough for that Eastmoor team, they are a very disciplined team on offense didnt take many bad shots. Very athletic (#2) with an ally oop, that was impressive. They create chaos with their trapping, sometimes almost looks like there is 6 out there.... they didnt foul alot either I am pretty sure the whole first quarter of the FU game had 0 fouls called. They are well coached. VC #4 got to the rim several times vs Meadowbrook dont see that happening vs Eastmoor. FU had a run but couldnt get the shot to go down when they needed it. The 6'8 kid has a nice touch at the elbow length shots, they will need to get offensive rebounds which was something FU coulnt get. Good luck to VC. I am going Eastmoor by 8

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by bman » Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:43 pm

I'd like to see VC win the game, but they're going to have to play better than they have in their last two games against an opponent like Eastmoor.

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by Raider6309 » Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:22 pm

Vinton will definitely match up better than FU did but EA by 7

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by bsee12345 » Fri Mar 17, 2017 2:34 pm

Did not see either game but read a comment from Eastmoor coach saying that making free throws have been a problem for them all year in close games. If Vinton County can make it a 4th quarter game free throws could decided the game.

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by Falcon01 » Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:53 pm

They weren't a problem last night. They made their free throws, while fu missed all but 1 I believe.

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by Falcon01 » Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:54 pm

One thing last night was in both games, the refs let the players play. Not a ton of calls. Which was nice to see.

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by Spud » Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:37 pm

I would LOVE to see VC win this game. Alas, I have to take Eastmoor by ten. VC will have an advantage in the coaching department. If there is a way for VC to win VC's coach will find it. But, it will be a tough grind.

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by 93Bulldog » Fri Mar 17, 2017 7:16 pm

Spud wrote:I would LOVE to see VC win this game. Alas, I have to take Eastmoor by ten. VC will have an advantage in the coaching department. If there is a way for VC to win VC's coach will find it. But, it will be a tough grind.
Eastmoor coach is widely regarded as one of the best in central Ohio, for what its worth.

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by Skiisme » Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:41 pm

Almost game day!! Bryce Damron and Eli Griffith will have to play a great game tomorrow. Vinton County will match up with Eastmoor in most areas. Combs will have the boys ready for the game!! A trip to the final 4 is going to the winner. Look for this to be a close game!! Vikings defense will be a factor.

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by thebarlowbandit » Fri Mar 17, 2017 11:56 pm

93Bulldog wrote:
Spud wrote:I would LOVE to see VC win this game. Alas, I have to take Eastmoor by ten. VC will have an advantage in the coaching department. If there is a way for VC to win VC's coach will find it. But, it will be a tough grind.
Eastmoor coach is widely regarded as one of the best in central Ohio, for what its worth.

I believe he's won a couple State titles on the girls side, and the discipline showed in running an offense last night, it's not an AAU guy trying to pretend to coach real basketball.

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by Abe Froman » Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:46 am

Good luck to Vinton County!

Sounds like they might be a little bit of an underdog, but that might not be such a bad spot, go punch your ticket to the Schott tonight fellas.

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by Chieftain Fan » Sat Mar 18, 2017 8:40 am

Good luck to the Vikings . Hope they mix up their D with a little zone . Be the aggressor . Next step is close . Again good luck and an injury free game !!!!

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by LucasDavenport » Sat Mar 18, 2017 10:57 am

Where can this game be found either by Radio or Online?

Thank you!!

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by trojandave » Sat Mar 18, 2017 11:15 am

A good start is so important for any team playing in a regional final.......last night, Clay fell behind 15-2 and had to fight really hard to get back in the game.......but a team uses so much energy climbing out of a big hole it becomes really tough for them to maintain that energy. I can't emphasize enough how important it is for the Vikings to start well, to put some doubt in Eastmoor's mind and to give VC a boost of confidence. That can carry over to the rest of the game.

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by Skiisme » Sat Mar 18, 2017 11:52 am

So true Trojan Dave. A good start is crucial. Fairfield Union fell way behind as Eastmoor hit about every shot in the first. Heading over now for pregame festivities at bdubs. Have a little nervous stomach going on this morning. Let's go Vikings!!

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by knowledge » Sat Mar 18, 2017 12:37 pm

Anyway to stream this game? I have iHeart Radio and Tune-in. Thanks in advance, best of luck to the Vikings.

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by LucasDavenport » Sat Mar 18, 2017 1:10 pm

I asked the same question my friend Knowledge.

I went back to the last thread and found

Dbk media. Google it. I hope it's streaming today as well.

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by Dundas » Sat Mar 18, 2017 1:38 pm

LucasDavenport wrote:I asked the same question my friend Knowledge.

I went back to the last thread and found

Dbk media. Google it. I hope it's streaming today as well.
Yes Dbkmediaservices.com will be streaming. Just click the live stream tab.

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by LucasDavenport » Sat Mar 18, 2017 2:06 pm

Thanks Dundas.

Good luck to your Vikings Today.

I am very impressed with Eastmoor. They don't fit the stereotype that sometimes us white people (not all but..)
try to attach a team like Eastmoor. They are disciplined and smart and patient to go along with athletic and long and deep. I sat in their section Thursday and enjoyed listening and interacting with some of their parents. Most of the mothers understand the game as much as or more than most fans

If Vinton County wins today they will definitely have earned their way to Columbus.

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by Skiisme » Sat Mar 18, 2017 2:31 pm

Just heard Bartoe might be out for the game. Something about blisters on his feet. Said they are wrapping his feet now!! Not good!!!

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by Skiisme » Sat Mar 18, 2017 2:38 pm

Bartoe out warming up, makes my heart happy!! We definitely need him today!!!

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by LucasDavenport » Sat Mar 18, 2017 2:58 pm

96.7 has this game too.

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by LucasDavenport » Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:07 pm

10-4 Eastmoor. Mid 1st.

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by LucasDavenport » Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:12 pm

13-7. EA. Late 1st

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by LucasDavenport » Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:16 pm

15-10. EA. Early 2nd.

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by LucasDavenport » Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:19 pm

19-14. EA. Mid 2nd

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Re: 3/18 Vinton County vs Eastmoor Academy (2017 Elite 8)

Post by LucasDavenport » Sat Mar 18, 2017 3:22 pm

24-14. Full Timeout Vikings.

4:00.

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