First Posted: 2/6/2009
BOONVILLE J.B. Coram scored a game-high 23 points and Tanner Easter added 14 points to lead North Surry to a 68-53 victory against Starmount Friday night.
Also scoring in double figures for the Greyhounds was Blaize Brintle with 13 points.
The Hounds had a balanced scoring attack throughout the game with an 18-point first quarter, 16-point second quarter, 14-point third quarter and a 20-point fourth quarter. The Hounds held the Rams to 10 points in the final quarter.
Shane Bryant led Starmount with 17 points.
The Rams did cut a double-digit deficit down to two points, 34-32 heading into the half, but North quickly built things back to a double digit lead early in the third quarter. North finished 15 of 20 from the free throw line, while Starmount was 9 of 15.
NORTH SURRY 68, STARMOUNT 53
North Surry 18 16 14 20 68
Starmount 12 20 11 10 53
NORTH SURRY France 2, Tanner Easter 14, Hughes 6, Blaize Brintle 13, Hiatt 5, Phipps 5, J.B. Coram 23
STARMOUNT Shane Bryant 17, VanHoy 2, Dobson 7, Jake Barr 10, Pardue 3, Garrett Johnson 10, Tyler Jackson 2, Macemore 2
Forbush outlasts Surry Central
EAST BEND The Surry Central boys got themselves in a hole and couldnt dig their way out against Forbush Friday night.
After taking a 10-9 lead after the first quarter, the Golden Eagles (9-13, 1-10) fell behind 30-21 by halftime, and things got worse after that.
We got down by 11 points in the third quarter, Surry Central coach Ken Eiswald said. We came back and cut it down to three points with a minute and a half left, and (Forbushs) Matthew Smitherman got a steal in our backcourt, got a score and got fouled. That was the end of our comeback.
Despite the foiled attempt at a comeback, Eiswald was happy with his teams effort.
Austin McLamb really played well tonight, took a lot of good shots, got us some defensive rebounds, brought energy on the defensive end which he always does, Eiswald said.
Smitherman wreaked havoc all night. He scored 18 of his 22 points in the first half.
Surry Central also had problems offensively. The Golden Eagles made just one of 10 3-point attempts.
The Golden Eagles play Tuesday at East Wilkes and host Starmount Thursday.
SURRY CENTRAL 49
Surry Central 10 11 15 13 49
Forbush 9 21 10 16 56
SURRY CENTRAL Austin McLamb 13, Ethan Wilmoth 12, Marvin Spicer 11, D. Wilmoth 5, Boyles 4, Johnson 2, Levesque 2
FORBUSH Matthew Smitherman 22, Kerry Norman 10, Kerry Russell 10, Buckner 6, Brown 4, Edwards 2, Hudson 2