- Reynolds 66
- North Buncombe 61 FINAL, OT
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9:55: All-tournament team: Brennan Hockaday and Brennan Howard from North Buncombe, C.J. Thompson from Erwin, Neal Hutchins from Asheville, Sage Turner from Enka, Josh Jones, Zack Brown and Costa Poulos from Reynolds.
9:52: Rockets made eight of their 10 free-throw attempts in overtime. Leading scorers were Ethan Stacey (21), Josh Jones 15, Costa Poulos (11) and Weston Hurd (nine)
9:50: Game over.
9:49: Reynolds lead by three with four seconds to go.
9:47: Zack Brown makes a couple free throws with 17.6 seconds to go. Five-point game.
9:46: Three-point game with 29 seconds to go.
9:45: Stacey at the free throw line with 33.0 seconds to go.
9:42: Josh Jones makes a couple free throws. It’s a three-point game with 43.2 seconds to go.
9:40: Couple free throws from Blake Mathews give North Buncombe a two-point lead before Ethan Stacey makes another 3.
9:39: Teams trade 3-pointers.
9:37: Elkins scores on a layup on North Buncombe’s first overtime possession.
9:36: Reynolds did not get a great shot on that last possession. David Elkins threw up a full-court shot that hit the rim for North Buncombe.
9:35: Going to overtime.
9:30: Brennan Hockaday ties the game on a layup. Reynolds’ ball with 5.5 seconds to go.
9:28: Reynolds 1-for-6 from the free throw line now. North Buncombe ball with 22.4 seconds to go and score is 50-48.
9:27: Rockets 1-for-4 from the free throw line here in the last minute. They lead by three with 24.3 seconds to go and it’s North Buncombe’s ball. Both teams have one timeout left.
9:25: Both teams have four fouls, so still a ways to go until the bonus.
9:23: Timeout with 1:16 to go. Still Reynolds’ basketball.
9:21: Only 2:42 to go and Reynolds leading by two. Timeout on the floor.
9:18: Ethan Stacey in a zone. He now has four 3s in this game.
9:13: Another 3 by Stacey gives Rockets the lead again.
9:12: And we have a tie ballgame. Ethan Stacey made a baseline 3-pointer just before the horn for Reynolds to knot things up at 43-43.
9:11: End of the third quarter.
9:06: Colby Maltry has nine points in this quarter for North Buncombe and there are still a couple minutes left.
9:05: Reynolds still clinging to a three-point lead. Both teams playing a lot better on the offensive end this half.
9:02: Layup on a fastbreak by Colby Maltry makes it a two-point game.
9:01: Brennan Howard heating up for North Buncombe though. He’s got back-to-back 3s.
9:00: Reynolds really moving the ball around well. That’s been the difference so far. Zach Brown just made a 3-pointer.
8:49: End of the second quarter.
8:45: North Buncombe has spread out its scoring. Brennan Howard has four points this quarter.
8:43: Reynolds pushes the lead to 10. Weston Hurd is the Rockets’ leading scorer so far with seven points.
8:42: Rockets now lead by eight and have four 3-pointers so far. The latest was made by Josh Jones.
8:40: Costa Poulos converts an old fashioned three-point play. Reynolds leads by 5.
8:36: Both teams continue to struggle from the field.
8:33: End of the first quarter. North Buncombe leading, 9-8.
8:31: A 9-0 run for the North Buncombe boys.
8:26: First three made shots of the game are all 3s.
8:22: We are finally underway in the boys game. Costa Poulos knocks down a 3-pointer for Reynolds on its first possession.
- Erwin 64
- Reynolds 48 FINAL
8:04: Here is the all-tournament team: Shelby Neighbors, Kasey Kidwell and Kendra Griffin (Erwin), Sarah Swicegood and Dani Sweeney (Reynolds), Rosemary Mosher (Asheville), Taylor Clark (Enka) and Lauren Guthrie (North Buncombe).
8:02: Leading scorers for Erwin: Kendra Griffin (19 points), Kasey Kidwell (12) and Dominique Morgan (eight). Leading scorers for Reynolds were Dani Sweeney (18 points), Sarah Swicegood (10), Ciara Davidson (nine) and Shar’e Harrison (eight).
7:58: Standing-room only out here at North Buncombe which is usually the case. Just been a few years (three) since the last MAC 3-A tournament..
7:57: Only a minute to go. Rockets have to foul.
7:55: Erwin has spread out its offense with an 11-point advantage and only 2:16 to play.
7:45: Reynolds was down by as many as 17 points. Lead is back down to seven. Dani Sweeney now has 16 points.
7:39: End of the third quarter. Erwin leading, 44-31.
7:34: Lead is 15 points. Erwin girls just have too much firepower so far. Their latest 3-pointer came from Zenobia Lytle.
7:32: Erwin now leads by 10.
7:29: Lead remains nine points. Every time Reynolds scores, Erwin has an answer.
7:14: Kendra Griffin has 10 points at the half to lead all scorers. Dani Sweeney has eight points for Reynolds.
7:04: Kasey Kidwell knocks down a couple free throws. Erwin has its biggest lead (six points) with 3:15 to go in the half.
7:01: Kendra Griffin is warming up. She has seven points here in the second quarter for Erwin.
6:58: Both teams have come out cold in the second quarter. Erwin still holding onto a narrow lead.
6:52: End of the first quarter. Score tied at 13-all after a 3-pointer by the Rockets’ Sarah Swicegood.
6:48: Reynolds doing a good job on the boards. Shots aren’t falling right now though.
6:46: Dani Sweeney with six early points for the Rockets.
6:44: Erwin out to an early 11-6 lead. Five different players have already scored a field goal for the Warriors.