Clarksville, TN – Northwest High School’s boys basketball team got out to a 13-2 lead over Montgomery Central High School,Thursday November 6th at the Dunn Center in the Montgomery County High School Basketball Jamboree, on their way to a 28-22 victory versus the Indians.
JaRyan Young and Mayrel Randolph would spark the quick start for the Vikings, with Randolph scoring four of the first six points by Northwest – in the first 1:29 of the matchup – while Young scored six points, including the final four points to give them the 13-2 advantage.Young would lead Northwest with nine points.
Montgomery Central would finally get going in the final 2:40 of the first quarter, outscoring the Vikings 8-2 over that span to close the gap to 15-10, after the first eight minutes of play.
Lamont Smith would be the key in the Indians rally, as he scored five of the eight points, while Damarcus Brewer added a three.
Smith would lead Montgomery Central with nine points.
The Indians would open the second quarter with a bucket from Smith, to get to within three points at 15-12, but Northwest would answer back with a three from Dezman Stacker and a basket from Marice Wright to push the Vikings lead back out to eight points, 20-12, with 6:10 left in the scrimmage.
Montgomery Central would try to rally over the next 3:30 by outscoring the Vikings 7-2 – including a three from Zach Norfleet to make it 22-19, with 2:30 left.
But Northwest would answer back with a three-point field goal from Young and a three-point play by Elijah McCoin to give Northwest its biggest lead since its opening run of the game at nine points, 28-19, with under two minutes left in the half.
Montgomery Central would close the matchup by scoring the final three points, coming on one-of-two free throws by Matthew Trotter and a bucket by Jacob Hite.
Northwest 28, Montgomery Central 22
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Zach Norfleet 5, Lamont Smith 9, Damarcus Brewer 3, Jordan Nelson 2, Matthew Trotter 1, Jacob Hite 2.
JaRyan Young 9, Mayrel Randolph 6, Marice Wright 5, Correal Murry 2, Dezman Stacker 3, Elijah McCoin 3.