early district 15 AAA matchup that Southwind has
dominated the last couple of years and an very
interesting game with two similar styles of play. Gym
was at near capacity as the home team striking first and
early as the Red Devils held the lead and had their
largest lead of the game by 6 at 16-10.
called timeout and went on a 9-0 run with
ending the first quarter up 19-16.
Germantown stayed stuck
on 16 for over three minutes of the second quarter
before scoring at the 4:32 mark of the second quarter
with the Jaguars extending their lead to 9 at 28-19. A
game of mini runs on both sides of the ball before
Southwind goes on the
largest run 10-0 of the game behind some good shooting
finally with under a minute left in the first half to go
in the half up 42-31 and the Jaguars seem to be taking
control of the game.
poor shooting was tremendously
helped by them banging the boards over
in strong fashion with a 22-5 edge in the first half,
yeah 22-5 but the
Jaguars led with a 7-5 margin in the turnovers
department. Another department that help sway the
difference in the game was
steals in the first half to
had a 6-4 lead over the Jaguars
and the jaguars had 4 blocks to the Red Devils 1 in the
first half stat breakdown.
Second half was a close contest as the Red Devils
closed the gap but could never garner the lead from the
got the lead down to 2 points with 3:45 left in the
third quarter at 51-49. The play of sophomore
the brother of George
whom attended Briarcrest with
had a strong performance.
had 21 points, 15 rebounds, and 3 blocks and if this
young man didn't miss those easy layups down low he
would of had 35-40 points but that will come with time
as the sophomore showed his skills and will be one of
the best big man to come thru the Memphis ranks, reminds
me a little of another left handed big man that came
thru here and made it big. Southwind depth off the bench
was just too much for the out manned Red Devils but they
are well coached and will be alright in due time with
their new coach at the helm. Another thing of importance
is he is left handed and you know how big men left
finished the game with 16 points and 5
rebounds in another strong performance. Senior
added 10 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 blocks accordingly.
notched a team high 19 points, 4 steals in a strong
performance at the guard position. Senior and high
15 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 blocks contributed to go
along with senior
at 11 points in the cause.
Key Points of The Game:
Southwind knocking down
every Germantown run they attempted to take the lead
which they never could and you know when a team takes
the lead after being down can have major
implications and they stood their ground. Also Southwind
major dominance on the boards.
By Staff Writer Harold Rivera