Playing the first game of what could be extended time without leading scorer Cole West, Oneida used the 3-point line to its advantage tonight, knocking down nine long-range shots in a 56-48 win over Clarkrange.

Josh Sharp and Michael Jeffers combined for eight of those 3-balls — five and three, respectively — and each scored career highs; Sharp finished with 21 points and Jeffers with 15.

The Indians connected on more field goals from beyond the 3-point line than inside it — just seven 2-point baskets — on a night when the length of Clarkrange's interior defense made life difficult inside for Oneida.

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