Final:Southwest Guilford 79, High Point Central 33
Halftime:SWG 50, HP Central 18…End of 3r Q:SWG 68, HP Central 18…
Southwest hit the road to square off against the Bison of High Point Central in a Piedmont Triad 4A Conference clash.
Tonight’s battle featured the two remaining unbeaten in the conference and each team looking to take the drivers seat for the regular season title. The Cowboys have controlled this match-up since the inception of the Piedmont Triad 4A Confrence, winning 15 of the 18 games. Tonight the Cowboys were going for a twelfth in a row as well as take sole ownership of the top spot in the last season of this current conference.
The Bison want to have something to say, as they are off to their best start in Conference play.
This one opened up with a quick 2-0 lead by the Cowboys. By the 5:22 mark it was 5-0. The Bison finally got on the scoreboard at 5-2 with 5:49 on the clock. The Cowboys responded with a quick 4-0 spurt made it 9-3. In a blink it was 13-5. The Bison stopped the bleeding with a 4-0 spurt of their own making it 13-9. Unfortunately for the hosts, this was as close as it would be on the night. The Cowboys used great team defense and their patented uptempo offense to close the opening frame at 23-9.
The second quarter opened with another 10-0 blitz by the Cowboys taking it to 33-9 at the 5:52 mark. The Bison scored at the 4:25 mark to make it 35-11. The Cowboys maintained control of the frame as the lead continue to grow, and the half ended with another quick 6-0 run by the Cowboys taking the halftime tally to 50-18.
The third quarter was another dominate signature frame by the Cowboys. Southwest opens up the half on a 9-0 run to make the score 59-18. With the clock running now, Southwest held the Bison scoreless for the frame, and closed the quarter up 68-18.
The final frame was a formality as the Bison bench fought hard as the game was over in a blur. The final tally was 79-33 in favors of the Cowboys.
The Bison were led by Jamel Marbuary with 7 points. Southwest once again placed four players in double figures. Featuring: Kobe Langley with (14, 6 Asts, 5 Rebs, 4 Stls), Kameron Langley with (13, 8 Rebs, 5 Asts), Dezmond Woods with (13, 2 Rebs, Stl), and Brandon Lamberth with (11, 7 Rebs, Ast).
Southwest improves to 15-2 on the year and 4-0 in Conference play. Next up is a trip over to Glenn on Friday night.
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final HPC 09 09 00 15 33 Southwest 23 27 18 11 79
HPC (11-5, 3-1)
Daylon McBride 3
Chris Daniel 5
Willie Davis 6
Jo’el Jenkins 2
Zab McPhail 3
Tyrese Bohannon 3
Mohammed Alshanteer 4
Jamel Marbuary 7
Southwest (15-2, 4-0)
Paul Bullock 4 Rebs, 3 Asts
Keyshaun Langley 2, 2 Asts, 2 Stls, 2 Rebs
Dezmond Woods 13
Kobe Langley 14
Christian Martin 9, 5 Rebs, Blk, Ast, Stl
Jayden Turner 5, Stl
Ty Radford 3 Rebs
Kameron Langley 13
Cooper Cunningham 8, 3 Rebs, Ast
Joel Pettiford 4, 5 Rebs, Blk
Brandon Lamberth 11
Colin Wilson Reb
Courtesy of Southwest Guilford assistant coach Greg Vlazny