Thrilla in Manilla heads to Climatilla: Asheboro vs. Providence Grove‏

Asheboro versus Providence Grove last night in Climax……

Thrilla in Manila, Round 2, went to the visiting Blue Comets of Asheboro.

Asheboro turned up the defense and held PG to 30% shooting for the night while the visiting Comets were shooting 59% from the floor. After being behind by 4 at the end of the first quarter, the Comets logged 19 points in each of the three remaining quarters for a convincing 71-55 victory.

The Comets have responded to their only two losses of the season this week with wins over Trinity and Providence Grove to stand 7-2 for the season. Asheboro’s Saegan Hilliard led all scorers with 20 points and 9 assists while teammates Dayshun Jones had 16 and Antonio Thomas had 12 points. Riley Comer led PG with 14.