Tennessee High School Basketball - Maplewood overwhelms Pearl-Cohn
(February 14, 2012: Nashville, TN 37216) Fans at Tuesday's non-league challenge between the Maplewood Panthers (Nashville, TN) and the visiting Pearl-Cohn Firebirds (Nashville, TN), saw Maplewood's basketball squad trounce Pearl-Cohn by a score of 63-41.
With the victory, Maplewood improves its record to 18-10 on the campaign. The Panthers travel to Christ Presbyterian Academy (Nashville, TN) to play the Lions in a non-league challenge on Friday, February 17. The Lions come into the challenge with a record of 27-2. Christ Presbyterian Academy won 78-53 in their recent league challenge against King (Nashville, TN)
First Quarter Summary
Panthers come out fast with a stifling defense. Eric Hall goes 3-3 from the 3 point line.
Second Quarter Summary
Pearl-Cohn cuts a 12 point lead down to 4 with help of consecutive 3 pointers.
Third Quarter Summary
Panthers fly out of the locker room to outscore the Firebirds 16-7. Jarrod Stafford comes in early in the third to run the show and has four assists, three going to Eric Darrett for layups.
Fourth Quarter Summary
The two Erics, Jason Stone and Stafford were key in finishing off the Firebirds. Stafford fed Eric Hall for a 3 pointer after Pearl started the quarter with the first four points. Stafford then fed Eric Darrett for a thunderous alley-oop dunk. Stone took over inside scoring 9 of his 15 total points.