Ashley High School Boys Basketball Weekly Round-Up

By / High School Sports / Wednesday, 21 January 2015 05:00

• 01/13 – Ashley 67 Hoggard 38 – The Eagles lost their 2nd Conference game of the season and their 2nd Home game of the season this past Tuesday night to cross town rival Hoggard. The Eagles remained close to the Vikings only falling behind by a point in the 1st quarter 15-14. By halftime the vikings increased their lead to 5-points 31-26 after outscoring the Eagles 16-12 in the 2nd quarter. After halftime the Vikings really stepped up the defense holding the Eagles to 12-points in the 2nd half. Meanwhile their offense picked up 11-points and 25-points in the 4th quarter to take the win 67-38. HIGHLIGHTS:
• 01/16 – Ashley 54 West Brunswick 60 – The Eagles fell to 3-3 in Conference Play after suffering a close loss to West Brunswick on the road last Friday Night. The Trojans came into this game with a perfect 15-0 record on the season and a 59th State Ranking in the 3A State Rankings.
The Eagles got off to a great start in this game taking a 7-point lead 20-13 after the 1st quarter. However after that this went down hill for the Eagles as they let West Brunswick take over control of the game outscoring the Eagles 19-8 in the 2nd quarter giving them a 32-28 halftime lead. After that the lead would remain the same thru the next 2 quarters as each team traded baskets. West took a 5-point lead after halftime 51-46. In the final quarter the Eagles fought to stay in the game and ended up just 2 baskets short of the upset win, falling by a final score of 72-66. HIGHLIGHTS: Tyre Gathright 15 points; Frankie Keller, 15 points; Jake Stinnett, 14 points; Tony Williford, 7 points; Eli Prindable, 6 points; Austin Henderson, 6 points; David Hooks, 2 points; Ryan Keller, 1 point.


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