Game Report on East Forsyth-Mount Airy Boys Basketball:Timmons and Rhodes solid but East sees too much of Sizemore, Fitzgibbon and Harmon, as Bears come out of hibernation to top Eagles

Posted by Press Release on January 9, 2020 at 12:15 am under High School | Comments are off for this article

Mount Airy Granite Bears 64, East Forsyth Eagles 56

East Forsyth - 3-19-18-16 -- 56
Mount Airy   -13-18-18-15 -- 64

East Forsyth (3-8) Jordan Timmons 17, Will Rhodes 10, Thorns 9, Reeves 9, Jones 6, Leggett 3, T.Rhodes 2.

Mount Airy (7-4) Brooks Sizemore 18, Caden Fitzgibbon 15, Peyton Harmon 12, Grant Routh 10, Hill 5, Newsom 4.

Mount Airy delivered a dominating road win at East Forsyth Wednesday night, dealing the Eagles a 64-56 defeat at Jack Musten Gymnasium in Kernersville. The Granite Bears, now 7-4, avenged a 47-36 loss to East last week in which they trailed by as many as 25 points.

The winners held the Eagles without a field goal for the first 9:15 of the game & led 14-3 early in the second period. East cut its deficit to three (23-20) midway through the quarter but never got closer, trailing by as many as 14 points on multiple occasions in the second half.

Mount Airy won the rebounding battle +14 and forced the Eagles into a season-high 27 turnovers–including taking eight charges–in breaking East’s three-game win streak. Brooks Sizemore led the winners with a game-high 18 points including four of the Granite Bears five three-pointers for the game. Caden Fitzgibbons added 15 for Mt. Airy and grabbed a game-high eight rebounds. Jordan Timmons led the Eagles with 17 points while Brion Jones added six points, seven rebounds & five assists.

East Forsyth travels to Glenn on Friday night for its second Central Piedmont 4A Conference game of the season & plays at Mount Tabor next Monday night.

Courtesy of assistant coach Bill Armour, East Forsyth Eagles Basketball


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