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January 26, 2006

Raiders Rule On Home Court To Ruin Tigers’ Run For Third Place

Saddled by early foul trouble, Scotland County found itself handcuffed by a thin bench and watched as North Shelby went on a 20- 4 run in the third period to blow open a 56-34 victory in the boys’ third-place game of the North Shelby Tournament.

Cody Musgrove converted a “phantom” three-point play early in the first period. He was fouled on the shot. The officials mistakenly ruled that the basket went in. He made the one free throw to make the score 6-5.

That was the lone break the Tigers got, as North Shelby went on a 12-2 run to close the first period on top 18-7. Much of the damage was done while Musgrove, Lathan Watson and Matt Wickert sat on the bench with two fouls each.

The Raiders took full use of the home-court advantage after SCR-I rallied from down as much as 21-7 to pull within just six points at the intermission on a three pointer by Grant Blomme.

But the Raiders opened the second half with an 11-2 run and built a commanding 46-24 lead behind a pair of three pointers each from Brett Craigmyle and Landon Daniel. Chris Perry scored eight of his game-high 15 points during the key run as North Shelby took control of the contest.

There weren’t many highlights for Scotland County in the second half. The frustration with the officiating of Mark Bross and George Wright boiled over when the Tigers were assessed the team’s first technical foul of the year midway through the third quarter.

Scotland County (4-10) was led in scoring by Musgrove with 11 points. Perry led North Shelby (9-3) with 15 points. Daniel finished with 13 points while Justin Bevill pitched in with 10.


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