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Knights Fall At Maconaquah In Final Seconds


The Southwood boys basketball team fell to Maconaquah 80-78 in the final seconds Friday.

A game where who had the ball last would survive the night and claim the victory, did just that. Tied at 78 with 10 seconds to remain, the Braves had the go ahead lay up from a contested play on the defensive end. The Knights had a good look at the buzzer from the arc for the win, but the ball bounced off the rim for the 78-80 loss to Maconaquah.

The Knights responded from a 38-32 halftime deficit, to score 31 points in the third quarter to take a 63-58 lead into the final stanza. Nathan Lehner scored 12 points in the quarter, including hittingthree 3 point field goals. Cole Winer also sparked the scoring with eight points himself.

The game was tied midway through the fourth quarter and teeter tottered to the final closing seconds.

“The scoreboard and our standing may show we lost, but I am very proud of our boys tonight. They gave everything they had. It was an emotional night to play against Coach Burrus, for all of us. The clock just expired on us.”

Nathan Lehner 25 PTS 6 3FG 4 RB 6 AST 5 DEF

Will Winer 18 PTS 4 RB 4 AST 3 DEF

Jason Oprisek 14 PTS 7 RB 5 AST 3 DEF

Dylan Stout 11 PTS 2 RB 2 AST 3 BLK

Cole Winer 8 PTS 8 RB 3 AST 5 DEF 6 STL

Jaret Denney 2 PTS 2 RB 1 AST 1 DEF 1 STL


Southwood High School Boys Junior Varsity Basketball beat Maconaquah High School 60-55

Caleb Wyatt scored 8 in the 4th quarter and Bryce Wilcox led the Knights with 19 to help the JV Knights get a hard fought road win.

Keaton Metzger 2pts 2stls

Caleb Wyatt 12pts 7rebs

Maddox Marshall 5pts 3rebs 3stls

Griffin Chambers 11pts 4asts 4stls

Bo Liddick 5pts 2asts 2stls

Bryce Wilcox 19pts 14rebs 2stls

Randy Boone 3pts 3rebs

Dalton Barney 3pts 6rebs 5asts 2stls

The 7-10 (4-4 TRC) Knights return to action Monday night at home when they host the Madison Grant Argylls.

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