The Southwood basketball team went on the road to Maconaquah Friday with first place in the TRC at stake. Maconaquah was sitting atop the conference standings with a 7-0 record while the Knights were at 6-1. The Knights raced out to an early lead, then stepped on the gas in the second to climb atop the TRC standings with an 80-61 win over the Braves.
Southwood jumped out to a quick lead before Maconaquah came back to tie the score at 9. The Knights then scored the final four point of the quarter to lead 13-9 after one.
The Southwood offense started to find their groove in the second, increasing their lead to 30-20 before putting up 23 points in the quarter and led 36-23 at the half.
Maconaquah would click in the third and out score Southwood 21-20 with the Knights still holding a double digit lead at 56-44 with a quarter to go before going off for 24 points in the fourth for the 80-61 win.
Jeffery Finicle 2pts. 1reb
Dallas Holmes 22pts. 8reb. 2st. 2ast. 1charge taken
Peyton Trexler 23pts 3reb. 2ast. 1st. 1 charge taken
Blake Martz 5pts. 1reb. 1ast. 1st
Carson Blair 16pts 4ast. 2st 2reb
Paul Farlow 2reb
Matt Nose 11pts. 6reb. 4bl. 2st. 2ast
The JV Knights streaked out to a 19 to 3 lead in the first quarter and never looked back. They beat Maconaquah 46-26 to run their record to 12-5. All 10 kids who dressed got to play meaningful minutes in the game.
Ethen Roberts led the team with 15 points. Jackson Simons had 11 points. Braden Barney scored 9 and had 3 blocked shots. Dylan Filip had 4 points and led the team with 7 rebounds. Gabe Lloyd and Quentin Perry added 3 points a piece with Perry also leading the team with 4 steals. Colby Crow added 1 point and 5 rebounds. Luke Winer had 3 rebounds and 2 steals while Jarrett Smith had 2 rebounds.