Courtesy of L.A. Logan with GreensboroSports.com……
Mt. Zion Christian Academy at New Garden Friends School Game-Recap
Mt. Zion Christian Academy - 12 25 11 13 61 New Garden Friends - 10 20 11 16 57
Senior guard Obi-Rapu Jr. scored a game-high 24 points and dished out 6 assists in a lost to Mt. Zion Christian Academy on Friday, 61-57. New Garden (12-6) has dropped two of their last three games.
Towards the end of the first half, sophomore guard Jake Honeycutt’s 3-pointer from the left wing cut into Mt. Zion’s lead 33-28. But Mt. Zion led at the half 37-30, scoring 25 fast-break points.
The Bears’ closed the gap to 43-41 after an Obi-Rapu Jr. 3-pointer.
Mt. Zion missed countless free throws in the last 3:00 of the fourth quarter, but the Bears’ did not capitalize on the missed opportunities.
Senior guard Kane Ma chipped in 10 points and senior center Ikenna Smart added 7.