Game Report: New Garden Friends vs Elite Prep (Clemmons) (Thursday) Boys Basketball

Posted by Press Release on January 31, 2014 at 8:06 pm under High School | Comments are off for this article

                        1st  2nd  3rd  4th  Final
   New Garden Friends   17   19   15   24    75
   Elite Prep           11   15   13   28    67

The New Garden Friends Bears recorded a big win on their home court Thursday evening when they defeated their visitors from Elite Prep from Clemmons. The Bears employed an active zone defense and controlled the boards as Ikenna Smart recorded his 12th double double of the season scoring 10 and pulling down 17 rebounds as the Bears improved to 14-6 on the season.

Kanayo Obi-Rapu Jr., who averages 25 points and 8 assists per game, controlled the game scoring 25 points, dishing out 14 assists, playing an excellent floor game.

Sterling Holland was an added offensive bonus for the Bears as he posted 19 points consistently leading the Bears fast break opportunities.
For Elite Prep, whose record dropped to 10-4 , three players shared the scoring load as Uurry had 17, Saaveda had 16, and Phifer tallied 15.

Scoring and stats:

New Garden
Kanayo Obi-Rapu, Jr – 25 points, 14 assists
Sterling Holland – 19 points
Ikenna Smart – 10 points, 17 rebounds
Kane Ma – 7 points
Osi Smart – 6 points, 10 rebounds
Kingsley Nzekwe 6 points
Matim Allah – 2 points

Elite Prep
Uurry – 17 points
Saaveda – 16 points
Phifer – 15 points
Givens – 7 points
Williams – 5 points
Greene – 3 points
Parker – 2 points
Bell- 2 points

Submitted by NGFS athletics


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