Preps roundup: Waterford Mott's Norman leads conquest of WL Western

Preps roundup: Waterford Mott's Norman leads conquest of WL Western

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Preps roundup: Waterford Mott's Norman leads conquest of WL Western

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Waterford Mott traveled to Walled Lake Western to face 6-foot-11 Miroslav Jaksic in a Kensington Lakes Athletic Association North Division game Tuesday night.

Senior center Quincy Norman neutralized the Warriors’ big man as Mott dominated play in a 72-42 victory.

As the Mott fans yelled “Q,” the 6-6 Norman tallied 22 points and 20 rebounds to lead the Corsairs, who shot well from the perimeter and inside with Norman taking charge.

Meanwhile, Jaksic was held to nine points and never established himself in the post against the athletic Mott front line.

Mott is 8-2, 4-0 in league play. Western fell to 6-3, 2-2. Jerald Booker led Western with 10 points.

“Miroslav’s a good player,” Mott coach Jeff Jayson said. “I just tried to motivate Quincy by telling him I don’t think he’s better than you. Obviously, being 6-11, you can’t teach that. We worked on it. I have a buddy that’s 6-10, and he came to practice and that helped.”

Mott made four of its first eight shots and raced to a 9-0 lead on a three-pointer by Billy McDonald.

An old-fashioned three-point play by Norman increased Mott’s lead to 12-2.

“I had heard of him,” Norman said. “I heard he was 7-foot. I heard he attacked the glass hard, so I tried to go with him. He’s a very skilled player. I let him go to his left a couple of times because of a brain fart. He doesn’t get in the post a lot, so I tried to beat him down court.”

Mott was 8-for-13 from the field in the first quarter; Western was 3-for-16, resulting in an 18-8 deficit.

After a slow start to the second quarter, Mott finished with a rush, outscoring the Warriors, 11-1, with a triple from Juan Mourad, giving the Corsairs a 32-18 halftime lead.

Norman was winning his battle with Jaksic, outscoring him, 14-3.

Mott led by as many as 21 points in the second half, 42-21, before Jaksic led a rally that got the Warriors to within 44-30.

However, Brandon Whitsitt came off the bench and nailed two three-pointers during a 10-4 spurt that gave Mott a 54-34 cushion after three quarters.

“He missed his first couple of shots and he sulked a little bit,” Western coach RaRedding Murray said of Jaksic. “I give them credit; they just took it to us.”

Contact Perry A. Farrell: 313-222-2555 or pafarrell@freepress.com.

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