Game Report on Northwest Guilford-Ragsdale Boys Basketball:Tigers take Vikings into OT, but NWG able to finish strong and grab first Conference Win(Seniors Spicer and Hennigan pace Vikes Victory)
NORTHWEST GUILFORD 59, RAGSDALE 56
–After the snow finally cleared in Guilford County, Northwest Guilford and Ragsdale fought until overtime in a matchup versus conference foes. The Tigers controlled the game for the most part, as they led by 6 points at the half and 3 points at the end of the 3rd quarter. Ragsdale executed on both ends of the floor and outplayed Northwest for the majority of the game. Poor defensive rotation and quick shots plagued the Vikings for most of the night. Despite the uneven effort, Northwest was ultimately able to pull out the win with key free throws and a crucial defensive stop down the stretch to win 59-56 in overtime.
–Northwest got 19 points and 7 assists from Jalen Spicer to lead the way. Thomas Hennigan stuffed the stat sheet with 12 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, and 5 steals. Reggie Davis added 9 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 assists while David Funderberg finished with 8 points and 7 rebounds. Christian Hampton came off the bench to contribute 6 points and 3 rebounds to go along with great defensive pressure to spark the Vikings.
–Ragsdale was led by Raekwon Blocker and Tre Goode with 18 and 15 points respectively.
1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT NORTHWEST GUILFORD 14 10 16 12 7 RAGSDALE 12 18 13 9 4
NORTHWEST GUILFORD: 11-2; 1-0
J. Spicer 19; Thomas Hennigan 12; Reggie Davis 9; David Funderburg 8; Christian Hampton 6; Matt Rakes 3; Jacob Davis 2;
RAGSDALE: 0-0; 0-0
Raekwon Blocker 18; Tre Goode 15; Brycen Thomas 7; Nick Coleman 6; Nysick Walcott 4; Devan Boykin 3; Jarious Drayton 3;
Submitted by: Northwest Coaching Staff