Knights downed at home by first-place North Rowan, 66-29
Published 10:57 pm Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Visiting North Rowan opened the game with a 10-0 run and never looked back, earning a 66-29 win at Gray Stone Tuesday night in YVC men’s basketball action.
Brevin Goodlett and Dayjuan Cooke each scored 17 points to lead the Cavaliers (10-2, 5-0).
Chase Viscomi paced the Knights (2-9, 1-5) with nine.
Kendrell Goodes sparked a 10-0 run 90 seconds into the game with a dunk for the Cavs; North Rowan built an early 12-3 lead midway through the period.
Gray Stone answered with a 7-2 push over the next minute, capped by a Marshall Overcash dunk.
North Rowan did not allow Gray Stone to score for nearly six minutes in the second quarter, outscoring the Knights 9-0 over the span. The Cavaliers outscored Gray Stone 15-4 in the period to lead 35-11 at halftime.
The Cavaliers scored the first 15 points of the third quarter before the Knights answered with seven in a row. The visitors led 50-18 after three quarters.
Cooke’s offensive rebound and stick back with 4:59 left in the fourth quarter started a running clock for the remainder of the game.
Gray Stone has two home games this week. The Knights host Carolina International in a non-conference matchup Thursday then return to YVC play Friday versus Uwharrie Charter.
NR 20 15 15 16 66
GS 7 4 7 11 29
NR – Brevin Goodlett 17, Dayjuan Cooke 17, Page 8, Goodes 6, White 6, Smith, Jr. 4, Davis 2, Robinson 2, Stoner 2, Wilson 2.
GS – Viscomi 9, Overcash 7, McDow 4, Tuzenew 3, Whitesell 3, Bailey 2, Dulin 1.