High School Basketball Blog

Last Friday’s boys’ varsity game between Thomas Stone and Huntingtown was a highly contested battle. In the Thomas Stone defended their home court and waked away with 74-65 victory. Huntingtown had a four point at half time Daquon Watts lead Huntington’s first scoring effort with 15 first half points he finished the night with a total of 23 points. Michael Morrison was the second leading scorer for Huntingtown with 10 first half points and he add 6 points in the second half to finish the game with 16 points scored. During half time Thomas Stone Head Dale Lamberth challenged his defense to pressure the ball and that pressure lead several transition buckets in the second half. The pressure Thomas Stone applied in the second allowed them to battle for every rebound and lead to second chance points.  The leading scorers for Thomas Stone were Kamau Mitchell who finished the night with 25 points and Gary Grant how scored 20 points on the night.  In the end Thomas Stone lost the turn over battle 15-13. In the end Thomas Stone showed that you don’t always have to cause a turnover to win a ball game all you need to do is disrupt the other offense and that will allow a team to take control of the game just as easy. In the end Thomas Stone’s second half pressure allowed them turn a four point halftime deficit into a nine point win.

This has been your Huntingtown Stomas Stone postgame report. Tune in tomorrow for more SMAC action when St. Charles host McDonough coverage is scheduled to begin at 6:30pm.

 

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