Game Report on East Forsyth-Glenn Boys Basketball:Best year in a long time for EF Eagles and the fun continues with Win over Glenn, as Mahaffey and Samuels show the way for East

Posted by Press Release on January 9, 2018 at 11:25 pm under High School | Comments are off for this article

East Forsyth 68, Glenn 44

EAST FORSYTH - 13-21-17-17 --68
GLENN -        11-10-12-11   44

EAST FORSYTH (11-3, 2-0) Josh Mahaffey 16, Tanis Samuels 13, Sparrow 7, Jones 7, Watkins 6, Wiley 4, Brintley 4, AJ Hall 4, McCummings 3, Rhodes 2, Rivers 2.

GLENN (1-14, 0-2) Paul Carlton 12, Bennett 8, Boyles 4, Jacobs 4, Gainey 4, Clements 3, McMillian 3, Carrier 2, Smith 2, Williams 2, Carter 1, Byrne 1.

East Forsyth’s steady defensive pressure wore down home-standing Glenn enroute to a 68-44 win over the Bobcats in Kernersville Tuesday night. The Eagles earned their second Central Piedmont 4A Conference win in workman-like fashion, breaking open a tight early game by holding Glenn scoreless for almost six minutes spanning the first & second quarters to take a 13-point lead (34-21) in at half.

East led by as many as 26 points (63-37) before clearing the bench against the Bobcats, who lost for the 14th time in 15 games. The Eagles, now 11-3, held a 20-rebound advantage over Glenn, led by Connor Sparrow, Josh Wiley & Shemar Watkins with six each.

Eleven of the 15 Eagles scored in the victory, led by Josh Mahaffey’s game-high 16 points, including 4-6 three-pointers. Tanis Samuels added 13 points & five rebounds while spear-heading the East defense through the middle stages of the win.

East Forsyth continues its stretch of road games Friday night at Reagan and next Monday for a 3p game at Mount Tabor before returning home for an important CPC game against Davie County.

Courtesy of East Forsyth assistant coach Bill Armour

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