Post-Game Interview with Page High School’s Anthony Eaves and Pirates’ coach James Abell, after OT win over Smith, on Monday night

Posted by Andy Durham on February 26, 2013 at 9:50 am under Audio, High School, Video | 3 Comments to Read

Anthony Eaves hit the game-winning shot for the Page Pirates last night in Overtime, in Round One of the NCHSAA boys basketball playoffs and we got the chance to talk with Anthony and his coach James Abell, right after the win and they really broke it all down and you can hear and see it all, with the coach and the kid that helped send the Pirates on to Round Two of the playoffs, on Wednesday night, at Mount Tabor….

Click On below for the full interview with Anthony Eaves and Coach James Abell….Anthony up first and then Coach Abell checks in….

CLICK HERE for Anthony Eaves game-winning shot from YouTube….One heck of a shot…

Here is the breakdown as we were blogging it in here at the site last night, on a game that was very tight….[‘The Stretch Run’]

56-56 and one free throw for Simpson misses…Page rebounds and Anthony Eaves a last-second/side-ways toss for three and he hits and PAGE wins 59-56….Wild shot by Eaves at the end/BUZZER and the PAGE fans storm the court….Lots of fans taking cell phone photos of that last-second shot…..PAGE over Smith, 59-56 in OT on a BUZZER-BEATER by Eaves…

7.6 seconds left and Aaron Simpson at the line for Smith with two free throws…Makes first and now tied at 56-56…

56-55 Page with 36.9 seconds in OT…One free throw by JT Williams and a a layup by Justin Neal of Page….

54-54 all tied up..Carter Stanley with one of free throws for Page…54-54 with 1:13 to play in OT….
54-53 Smith, Cam Woods for two more for Smith….
53-52 Page…
Cam Woods for two and Smith up 52-51 and Jalen Gavin for two for Page and now 53-52 Page with 2:00 minutes to play…

51-50 Page with Justin Neal at the line for Page with one-and-one….3:00 minutes to play…
Eaves for three for Page and Pirates up 51-50 JT WIlliams just scored for Smith and he missed the free throw….51-50 Page in OT, Eaves scored and then Williams scored…

Lsst shot by Page misses and we go into OVERTIME….
8.9 seconds to play and another timeout after a team foul #6 on Smith….
48-48 with 18 seconds to play and Page has the ball coming out of a timeout…
Ty Graves for two on a layup for Page and with 1:16 to play, 48-48 Page and Smith…
48-46 Smith over Page with 2:00 to play in game…
Halftime:31-23 Chapel Hill leads Eastern Guilford…

48-46 Smith over Page with 3:54 to play…
46-46 Page-Smith with 4:24 to play…
44-43 Page with 5:05 to play
41-39 Page with 6:42 left in the game…..
End of 3rd Quarter:Page 40, Smith 37….


  • LSmith said,

    I watched the youtube video…it looked like a very exciting game. I’m with the Page coach…5 times playing the same team is a bit much and to have to play each other in the first round of the playoffs doesn’t make a lot of sense either. Good year for Smith under Coach Partee. Hate to see the SENIORS go, but hopefully we will do better next year….EAGLE PRIDE!!

  • Page. Family said,

    Awwww! He’s so cute.. This is a special young man and spoke very well. Proud of you Ant E. Sky’s a limit! Just so you know you have been more consistent that you may know! No pressure just do what you do.. You got it!,

  • Tony said,

    Eaves is the main man on the Pirates team. It knows the game and the ball should be in his hands at all times and especially during crucial times. The rest of the team should follow his lead.