EPC falls to El Dorado at Rumble on the Ridge

Thursday, December 3, 2015

EPC (3-2) suffered it's first loss of the season, 82-49, to El Dorado this past Friday at the Rumble on the Ridge tournament in Forest City. The Warriors opened the tournament with an 81-75 win over Lee on Thanksgiving Day. The Warriors fell to Union City 52-49 this past Saturday to place fourth in the tournament.

Warrior Xzavier Reed glides in for a slam dunk against El Dorado this past Friday during tournament action at Rumble on the Ridge in Forest City. (DT Photo/Anthony Cossey)

El Dorado opened the game with an 11-2 run in the first two minutes taking a lead they would not relinquish the rest of the game. Jase Whitfield scored off an offensive rebound for the Warriors' only basket during the run. Montrell James and Xzavier Reed both hit one of two free throws around a Wildcats' three-pointer to make the score 14-4 El Dorado. The Wildcats canned another three-ball before Reed drove in for a score to make it 17-6 Wildcats. El Dorado scored the next 11 points to go up 28-6 with 1:44 left in the quarter. Keyon Dorsey scored inside and Reed got one of two free throws to fall making the score 31-9 Wildcats after one.

Full game article in the December 3 edition of the PCDT!

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