The Springbrook Blue Devils travel to Magruder HS for the rival game. The entire gym, with fans filling up all four of the stands and doorways. This must be a good game, both teams are closely matched and ranked #2 and #3 in Montgomery County.
At the end of the first quarter the score is 15-14 Magruder. The Blue Devils and the Colonels are battling for the and to keep the lead.
End of the half score is 27-25 Blue Devils. Both teams are playing amazing basketball, based on their scoring, and getting rebounds. #4 Garland Owens leads Magruder team with 8 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist, 1 steal and 3 crowd screaming blocks. #32 Demetric Austin leads Springbrook team with 7 points, 7 rebounds, 1 assist, 1steal.
Magruder comes out of the half on fire increasing the lead to 45-35. #4 Garland Owens help the Colonels capitalize on the Blue Devils mistakes. Magruder seals the deal in the fourth 59-50 over the Blue Devils.
Magruder Stats: #4 Garland Owens 18 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, #5 Nick Griffin 6 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 1steal, #10 JJ Epps 13 points, 2 rebounds, #22 Justin Witmer 4 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal, #33 Luke Ruland 5 points, 4 rebounds, #12 Jon Bass 10 points, 2 rebounds, #3 Matt Ricketts 2 points, 1 rebound,1 steal, #30 Cameron 1 point.
Springbrook Stats: #3 Brandon Emery 13 points, 3 rebounds, 1 steal, #4 Timmy Christian 7 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal, #12 Tomazye Anderson 8 points, 7 rebounds, 2 steals, #15 Charles Taylor 3 points, 4 rebounds, #32 Demetric Austin 15 points, 13 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, #5 Wayo Adjei 4 points, 3 rebounds, 1 steal.
Final Score Magruder 59 Springbrook 50
After the Game Coaches Corner:
Magruder coach Dan Harwood replied when asked what did you plan to do before this game he said “don’t let Demetric Austin touch the ball”. Coach said “when they took away the 3 point shot they had to give up something and it was lay ups”
Springbrook coach Tom Crowell stated “we planned to play their man to man defense and play hard and try to stop #10 JJ Epps”. We got some more time and our next big game is Wednesday night.
Story and Stats by Kyle Hall
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