Game Report: Boys Basketball – Southwest Guilford at High Point Central

The Cowboys hit the road to square off against the Bison of High Point Central. In the first tilt of this city and conference rivalry, the game was played at the Millis Center at High Point University and was a convincing victory by the Cowboys. Southwest comes into tonight’s contest unbeaten in conference play and looking to remain atop the Piedmont Triad 4A, while the Bison are looking for their first Conference win on the year.

This game opened up similar to the first match up with the bison playing with more energy and heart than the Cowboys. The Bison maintained a lead until Southwest briefly held a 14 to 13 lead at the 1:05 point. But the bison finished the quarter with a basket ending the first quarter at 15-14.

The second-quarter open with a quick 4-0 run by the Cowboys, but the Bison responded with one of their own taking a 19-18 lead. The teams traded points and were tied at 20 with just over three minutes to go in the half. The Cowboys outscored the Bison 7–2 to close out the first half of 27–22.

The second half is all Cowboys as they picked up the temple of the game and forced several turnovers and turned a tight first half-game into a blowout in the second half cruising ahead to a 69–40 Road conference victory.

The Cowboys improve to 6-0 in the conference. Central was led by Jamal Anderson with 11 points. Southwest was led by Jace Yeoman with 11, 2 Rebs, 2 Stls, KJ Langley with 10, 2 Rebs. Kam Langley filled the stat sheet with 9, 8 Asts, 6 Rebs, 4 Stls, 3 Blks, and 3 Charges taken.

                    1st  2nd  3rd  4th  Final
High Point Central  15   07   10   08    40
Southwest Guilford  14   13   18   24    69

High Point Central (5-14, 0-6)
Jamal Anderson 11
Samarri Bess 1
Ali Qahar 5
Jo’el Jenkins 10
Kamil Qahar 5
Rakeim Richardson 8

Southwest (16-4, 6-0)
Devin Lanier 2
Jace Yeoman 11
KJ Langley 10
Ben Ferguson 9, 4 Rebs
Cedric Morgan 6, 6 Rebs, 2 Stls
Ambrose Jackson 2 Rebs
Chris Moore 6, 4 Rebs
Orlando Smith 7, 3 Rebs, 2 Asts, 2 Stls
Kam Langley 9
Terrance Dukes 2
Andre Jones 2 Rebs
Kaymon Mitchell 7, 3 Rebs, 4 Stls

Submitted by Greg Vlazny