Junior Indians get conference win over EPC

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Tray Jones of Marked Tree dribbles past Peyton Edings of EPC during their game this past Friday in Marked Tree. (DT Photo/Cosmo Cossey)

Josh Gilmore got EPC on the board first with a stick back basket only to see BJ Marshall get a stick back basket before hitting one of two free throws for the Junior Indians to make it 3-2 Marked Tree. Gilmore canned a three-pointer for EPC before converting an old-school three-point play to give the Junior Warriors an 8-3 lead with 3:16 left. The Junior Indians closed the quarter on a 9-0 run as Marshall got another stick back basket, Brylan Honeycutt and Itavious Nesbitt both scored inside baskets as Aayden Johnson canned a three-pointer to make it 12-8 Marked Tree at the end of one.

Barry Rossell, Jr drilled a three-pointer for EPC to cut the lead to 12-11 early in the second quarter only to see Marked Tree get a three-ball from Honeycutt along with a stick back and one of two free throws from Marshall to make it 18-11 Junior Indians. Johnson hit back to back three-pointers as Marshall scored off the fast break for Marked Tree making it 26-11 with 1:58 left. Gilmore hit a three-pointer for the Junior Warriors as Marshall hit two free throws for Marked Tree making the score 28-14 Junior Indians at the half.

Full story in January 31 edition of the PCDT!

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