Game Report on Eastern Guilford-McMichael Boys Basketball:Venable and Alston lead EG and nobody can cage the Wildcat cagers

In years gone by they used to call the Basketball Players cagers, because there was chicken wire all around the court to the fans back and it was like you were playing in a cage and therefore our term of the day, the “Wildcat Cagers”….

Final Score from Wednesday night with Eastern Guilford vs. McMichael:
Eastern Guilford 88, McMichael 62
End of 1st Q:McMichael 19, Eastern Guilford 14…Halftime:Eastern Guilford 39, McMichael 38…End of 3rd Q:Eastern Guilford 64, McMichael 53…

Eastern Guilford scoring:
Montez Venable 26 points…Jaylen Alston 19…Dominique Graves 9…Jomare Hairston 9…Andrew Robinson 7…Ramal Patterson 7…Jaylen Evans 2…De’Shawn Swain 2…Badi Ali 2…Jeremiah Taylor 2…Justin Matthews 2…

McMichael scoring:
Da’Kyrian Brown 24 points…Tyler Disque 10…Ryan Wilson 6…Dontae Lash 5…Jordan Bullins 4…Nick Garner 4…Payton Clark 4…Caleb Johnson 2…Mark Martin 2…Shaun Scales 1…

*****Courtesy of Eastern Guilford scorebook*****


  1. great game until Brown injured an ankle on a jump shot and soon after another McMichael guard fouled out. it was a one-point difference at halftime and tied at 50 in the 3rd quarter when it all started going downhill for McMichael. Eastern’s having a great year and their press is awesome, but McMichael is a dangerous team when at full strength. big game tomorrow night at Eastern when Northern comes to visit.

  2. True Brown injury was big, but #35 Matthews had held him in check after first quarter. The freshman play great defense. That allowed Venable to concentrate on his offense.

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