Dayton Flyers All-Time One-on-One Tournament Bracket
Chris Harris defeats Dan Obrovac - 10-8
Harris' quickness and defense helped overcome Obrovac's size and polished post presence. With the game nodded at 8-8, Harris hits a two from the left wing to move on in the tournament.
Chuck Grigsby defeats Edwin Young - 12-10
Strong early defense highlighted this game as both Young and Grigsby each could not convert a bucket on their first three attempts. As the game progressed, each player settled down with Young easing out to an 8-5 lead. Grigsby gets hot late from the floor and holds off Young with a pair of 10-footers at the end to pull out the game.
Monty Scott defeats William Knisley - 10-6
Scott jumps out to an early lead with a couple of two-pointers from the perimeter. Knisley keeps the game close by making some defensive adjustments. However, Scott switches strategies and begins to drive more. Scott hit his final three shots and advanced to the next round.
Gordy Hatton defeats Bob Sullivan - 10-5
Hatton's aggressive play on offense and drives to the basket counteract Sullivan's court savvy and defensive ability. Hatton finds ways to get to the rim and finishes the contest on a 7-2 run.
Sean Finn defeats Carmen Riazzi - 19-17
In this match of opposites, this proved to be one of the most intriguing games of the tournament. Finn jumped out to an 8-2 lead utilizing his size to his advantage. However, Riazzi increased his defensive intensity and utilized his quickness to force a 10-10 tie. In the extra points, Finn extended his perimeter defense and holds off Riazzi in a marathon game.
Noland Robinson defeats Yuanta Holland - 10-8
A fiercely contested game that features sharp shooting from the floor by both players. With the contest tied at 8-8, Robinson gambles to win early and connects on a two-pointer stealing the game.
Shawn Haughn defeats George Janky - 10-7
Janky's size and strong interior defense helped him early on jumping out to a 6-4 lead. However, Haughn began to find his stroke from the outside and hit back-to-back shots from beyond the arc to take the lead and move on to the Second Round.
Ray Springer defeats Jack McCarthy - 10-7
In a battle of underrated scorers, McCarthy held an early 4-1 advantage using a nice combination of shots from the baseline and inside post moves. However, Springer got hot from the outside hitting four of his next five field goals. With the game tied at 7-7, Springer hit a two and drove past McCarthy for a lay-up to seal the win.
Tom Hatton defeats Razor Campbell - 10-5
The second Hatton advances as well as Hatton uses an efficient offensive game plan to oust Campbell. Hatton converted 5-of-7 shots from the floor using various drives to the basket and stellar defense to stop Campbell from making any run in this contest.
Glinder Torain defeats Al Bertke - 10-7
The Blonde Bomber hits his first five shots from the field, but cools off as Torain adjusted his defensive strategy and started hitting baskets from the outside. With the game tied at 7-7, Torain hits three consecutive baskets and picks up two steals to prevail.
Tom Crosswhite defeats David Morris - 10-6
A unique First Round game between another pair of opposite players. Morris' ball-handling and quickness help him stay within two of Crosswhite for most of the contest. However, Crosswhite used his size and low post scoring ability to back down the smaller Morris and hold on for the win.
Allen Elijah defeats Jim Gottschall - 10-8
This game was close throughout with neither player grabbing a lead of more than one. Elijah eventually wins after one of the most memorable shots of the first round. With the game tied at 8-8, Gottschall altered the final shot. Elijah adjusted and hit a left-handed two-pointer off the glass and advances into the second round.
Andy Meyer defeats Hank Josefczyk - 10-8
In another physical battle, Josefczyk used the same strategy as the Opening Round game. This time Josefczyk jumped out to an early 6-3 lead. However, Meyer countered by playing more physical down low and went on a 4-0 run to regain control. Josefczyk would come back and take an 8-7 lead before Meyer would hit a two-pointer and a hook shot to secure the win.
Damon Goodwin defeats Bob Kavanaugh - 10-6
Goodwin is red hot from the start jumping out to an 8-0 lead. Kavanaugh doesn't back down and fights back to cut the deficit to 8-6. Goodwin though is too much hitting a deuce to put away the game.
Jim Palmer defeats Jerry Gottschall - 10-6
Palmer gets hot early jumping out to a 3-0 lead. However, Gottschall gets back into the game with some stellar defense and ties the contest at 5-5. Palmer though goes on a 5-1 run to close the game thanks to hitting all of his shots inside the lane.
defeats Mark Jones
A battle between two highly skilled players, Colbert controlled the action early on and never let up. Jones cut the deficit to 6-4 at one point before Colbert used his size and post moves to get baskets inside and pull away.