Bulls rally past East Montgomery in road win
The South Stanly men’s basketball team staged a furious comeback Friday night in a three-point road win at East Montgomery, 67-64.
Trailing after three quarters, 52-41, the Bulls (2-0) outscored the Eagles (0-2) by 14 points in the fourth period.
Jacorian LeGrand led South with 24 points including 9-of-11 at the free-throw line.
Justin Gaddy added 18 points for the Bulls hitting 3-of-5 foul shots.
Keyshon Ingram led three in double figures for East with 18 points on 8-of-18 shooting from the field. Jarrett Cagle and Zrmodd Ellerbe each added 15 points for the Eagles.
As a team, South had an advantage overall at the free-throw line. The Bulls were 20-of-32 from the stripe (62 percent) while the Eagles were 9-of-13.
East Montgomery hit seven times from the three-point arc out of 27 shots, while the Bulls connected three times on three-pointers.
For the second time in three season, the Bulls have opened the season with two wins in a row. The Bulls continue non-conference play tonight at West Stanly (2-0).
SS 17 17 7 26 67
EM 13 11 28 12 64
SS – Jacorian LeGrand 24, Justin Gaddy 18, Cooke 9, Colson 6, Tarlton 6, McSwain 3, Jones 1.
EM – Keyshon Ingram 18, Jarrett Cagle 15, Zrmodd Ellerbe 15, Pegues 4, Watts 3, Myrick 3, Collins 2, Dumas 2.