EASTERN GUILFORD 82, NORTHWEST GUILFORD 71
–Eastern Guilford came out and established the tone early in the 1st quarter with an 11-4 run versus Northwest Guilford in the Viking’s first game of the season. The undefeated Wildcats used multiple runs to keep the Vikings at bay throughout the 1st half in route to a 59-52 halftime score. The Vikings fought valiantly during the 2nd half and briefly led a certain moments during the 3rd quarter, but could not sustain their momentum as the Wildcats held on for an 82-71 victory.
–Johnny Pagano led Northwest with 17 points and 3 rebounds. Tristan Perry contributed 12 points, 4 assists, and 3 steals while Tommy Smith added a team high 6 assists. Dean Reiber finished with 12 points and 8 rebounds for the Vikings. As the 4th scorer in double figures for Northwest, Brandon Thomas had 10 points and 3 assists.
–Jaylen Alston led the Wildcats with a game high of 33 points while Montez Venable contributed 29 points for Eastern.
1st 2nd 3rd 4th EASTERN GUILFORD 20 16 23 23 NORTHWEST GUILFORD 10 24 18 19
EASTERN GUILFORD 4-0; 0-0
Jaylen Alston 33; Montez Venable 29; OJ Johnson 7; Nic McMullen 5; Tony Godson 4; Caya Warren 2; Jaden Nesbitt 2
NORTHWEST GUILFORD 0-1; 0-0
Johnny Pagano 17; Tristan Perry 12; Dean Reiber 12; Brandon Thomas 10; Christian Hampton 5; Jacob Riddles 5; Jacob Leonard 4; Thomas Smith 3; Noah Allred 2; TJ Elbert 1
Submitted by: Northwest Coaching Staff