6th Boys Basketball
Jason McEnaney, email@example.com
The 6th grade boys moved back to a winning percentage of .500 as they came away with a win today over Canterbury to improve to 7-7 on the season. The boys’ 36-15 win showcased a disruptive full-court press and efficient offensive ball movement early on in the game. Brock S. led the Eagles in the scoring column as he shot 2-2 from 3-point range and added another basket for a total of 8 points. Mac M. (2 pts, 5 steals, 10 rebounds), Jackson (6 points, 14 rebounds, 6 blocks) and Lane (8 rebounds, 5 steals) established Summit’s presence inside the key on both ends of the court. Thomas S. added 7 points, Tyler and Wyatt added 4 points each and Mason dropped in 2. All players contributed as they rotated into the game in three units of five players. The boys return to action next week after the three-day weekend.
The 6th grade boys traveled to Greensboro and had a tough second half, which resulted in a 45-31 loss. The boys played well in the first half as they disrupted St Pius on offense with a press and physical play in the paint on defense. Thomas (10 points) scored on a few possessions in a row and swung the lead in favor of the Eagles. Jackson (8 points) had many good looks at the basket as the teams traded the lead. With the score 24-23 at the half, the Eagles had a chance to take care of the ball and dictate the pace of the game. Down the stretch, however, St Pius pulled away with a 22-10 second half performance. The Eagles had defensive lapses, lost the battle of the boards, and had trouble scoring near the basket. Charlie (3 points) was the lone scorer for the Eagles in the fourth quarter. The Eagles play Canterbury at home on Thursday. Other scorers- Isaac-3, Peyton, Lane, Benton- 2 each, Tyler- 1
The 6th grade boys showed persistence and resilience in a much-improved effort against Calvary at home on Thursday losing 49-39. In many aspects of the game, the Eagles outplayed the Cougars as they rallied from 12 down to bring the score to 34-30 in the third quarter. The boys broke an intense press consistently throughout the game as they attempted to recover from 12 first quarter turnovers. However, Summit did not have an answer for Calvary’s point guard who scored 37 points and went 11-12 from the free throw line. Jackson P had a tremendous game with 21 points, 18 rebounds and 10 blocked shots. Thomas S added 6 points, as did Tyler C who had a clutch 3 pointer in the fourth quarter. Peyton H. and Charlie O. added two points each. Marshall S and Benton S also added points from the free throw line.