Game Report: Southwest Guilford vs Northwest Guilford Boys Basketball

Posted by Press Release on February 11, 2014 at 10:01 pm under High School | Comments are off for this article

It’s the final week of the regular season and the Cowboys of Southwest hit 68 over to Northwest Guilford. The Cowboys were seeking some revenge as the Vikings used a solid fourth quarter to take the earlier matchup into overtime and get a floater at the buzzer to knock of Southwest. Both teams come into tonight’s contest at 6-2 and tied for 2nd in the Conference. The winner still has a chance to catch East Forsyth for a share of the regular season title.

The game opened up nearly identical to the first matchup with the Vikings riding the emotion of Senior Night to a 5-0 lead. The Cowboys once again responded to tie the game up at 5. It was back and forth until the Cowboys took a 14-12 lead and then proceeded to outscore the Vikings to take a 18-13 lead after the first.

The second quarter started with the Cowboys getting the lead up to 24-17, but the Vikings would not give up and went on a run of their own to claim the lead at 26-24. It was back and forth with the teams trading baskets until we ended square at 33 at the half.

The Vikings were in control of the third quarter from the opening possession until a very late 3-pointer by the Cowboy’s Orlando Smith gave the Cowboys the lead for only the second time in the half at 51-49 to end the third.

The fourth quarter started as back and forth but the Cowboys flipped a switch and started getting steal after steal in a blink the lead was 61-52 by the 6 minute mark. More steals and free throws allowed the Cowboys to turn this close game into a big lead and a great team defensive effort in the final frame led Southwest to a convincing 87-69 lead, spoiling the Viking’s Senior Night.

Northwest was led by Nick Powell with 17. Southwest was led by Orlando Smith with 25, 4 Steals, Tyliek Brister with 14, 5 Rebs, 3 Stls, and KJ Langley with 10, 2 Stls.

                1st  2nd  3rd  4th  Final
   Northwest    13   20   16   20    69
   Southwest    18   15   18   36    87

Northwest (19-4) (6-3)
Hampton Billips 10
Jalen Spicer 10
Nick Powell 17
Tim Kilpatrick 7
Colson Everett 9
Jalen Gore 6
Kevin Henry 1
Reggie Davis 3
David Everest 1
Sam Covington 2

Southwest (18-5) (7-2)
Tyliek Brister 14
Andrew Bullock 6, 2 Reb
Rick Mack 4, 2 Reb
KJ Langley 10
Ben Ferguson 8, 6 Rebs
Austen Zente 1, 2 Rebs, 2 Stls
DJ Chamblee 8, 4 Rebs, 3 Stls, 3 Asts
Orlando Smith 25
Kameron Langley 6, 5 Asts, 2 Rebs
Arjun Patel 1, 2 Stls
Kaymon Mitchell 2, 2 Rebs

Submitted by Greg Vlazny


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