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Rams fall in first two games of SEHT

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By Andrew Harner

ST. ELMO – Ramsey held a 15-14 lead against No. 2 Altamont in the first round of the St. Elmo Holiday Tournament last Wednesday.

But that was the last lead the seventh-seeded Rams would have the Indians held them to just 14 second-half points in a 61-61 victory.

Junior Tylor Knisley had 11 points to lead Ramsey (1-6), and senior Colton Hunt had a team-best seven rebounds.

Wednesday, Dec. 12
First round
Altamont 61
Ramsey 31
R: 13-4-7-7—31
A: 14-12-15-20—61
Points: Knisley, 11; Co. Hunt, 4; Pryor, 3; Reiss, 3; Black, 2; Camez, 2; Ca. Hunt, 2; Kelly, 2; Wesselman, 2.
Rebounds: Co. Hunt, 7; Knisley, 4; Team, 4; Cunningham, 3; Black, 2; Kelly, 2; Wesselman, 2; Adermann, 1; Pryor, 1.
Assists: Knisley, 1; Cunningham, 1.
Steals: Knisley, 2; Pryor, 2; Cunningham, 1; Lay, 1.
Record: 1-6

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The Rams held a late lead against No. 3 Cowden-Herrick in the consolation semifinals last Friday, but a dry spell in the fourth quarter gave the Hornets a 57-47 win.

Ramsey (1-7) had a 42-37 lead going into the final period, but the Hornets were able to score 20 points in the final period, while holding the Rams to just five, to take the victory.

Luke Moore had 11 of those points, and 10 of Cowden-Herrick’s late points came on free throws.

Ryan Kelly paced the Rams with 10 points, while senior Tyler Pryor had a season-high nine points, and senior Ryan Black had a season-high eight points.

Friday, Dec. 14
Consolation semifinals
Cowden-Herrick 57
Ramsey 47
R: 12-14-16-5—47
C: 9-13-15-20—57
Points: Kelly, 10; Pryor, 9; Black, 8; Tylor Knisley, 8; Colton Hunt, 6; Tristan Wesselman, 6.
Record: 1-7