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Panthers earn break up at Florida Get Down Showcase

Printed 10:08 pm Monday, November 28, 2022

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ORLANDO, FL – The Sumter County Excessive College boys’ varsity basketball group (SCHS) made the journey right down to Orlando in the course of the Thanksgiving weekend to compete on the Florida Get Down Showcase. Of their first sport of the event, the Panthers misplaced to Blake Excessive College from Tampa, FL 66-53 on Friday, November 25, however got here again the next day and defeated Leesburg (FL) by the rating of 53-52 to earn a break up within the event.

Of their first sport towards the Blake Yellow Jackets, the Panthers got here out aggressive early, however dedicated quite a few turnovers within the third quarter, which brought on them to be down by as a lot as 20.

SCHS fought again and the Panthers have been in a position to minimize their deficit to eight by the beginning of the fourth quarter, however they weren’t in a position to make the complete comeback resulting from chilly taking pictures from the sphere and went on to lose 66-53.

SCHS senior taking pictures guard Brandon Pope was named the Participant of the sport for his efficiency. Pope scored 19 factors within the loss to Blake, senior taking pictures guard Devon Dowdell had 14 and senior level guard Cameron Evans had eight.

Of their second sport towards Leesburg (FL), the Panthers performed their regular aggressive model of ball the whole approach and have been in a position to edge out the Yellow Jackets 53-52 to earn the break up on the event.

Evans led the best way for the Panthers with 13 factors and Pope poured in 12. Each Dowdell and senior guard D.J. Hurley have been additionally in double figures with 10 factors every.

SCHS (3-1) will resume play on Friday, December 9 after they journey down U.S. Freeway 19 to Leesburg, GA to tackle the Lee County Trojans at 7:30 p.m.

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