Chieftains wallop Vanlue in BVC clash

VANLUE — Hopewell-Loudon took control early, shot well and dominated throughout Friday in a 72-27 Blanchard Valley Conference win against Vanlue.

The Chieftains (5-2, 2-1 BVC) vaulted out to a 26-4 lead by the first stop and led 46-11 by halftime.

Travis Milligan paced the attack with 18 points, Carter Coffman netted 15 points and Jordyn Jury nearly had a triple-double, finishing with 14 points, eight rebounds and eight assists.

Hopewell-Loudon ended 27 for 58 from the field, while the Wildcats suffered through an 11-for-53 shooting night.