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The Independence (Charlotte, NC) varsity basketball team won Saturday's neutral tournament game against Mallard Creek (Charlotte, NC) by a score of 56-53.

Game Details: East Lincoln Winter Jam Christmas Tournament

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Mallard Creek214131553
Independence1318121356
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Game Stats

Mallard Creek

Scoring

#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
Team Totals53155129
0Fred Sanders (Jr)42367
1QQQQ1 QQQQ1 (Sr)0060
3Brandon Faison (Jr)82825
5Deonte Grier (So)71714
21Makai Mason (Sr)2010
30EJ Reed (So)62729
32John Locke (Jr)0020
34QQQQ4 QQQQ4 (Sr)123650
35Deandre Thomas (Jr)1451145
Independence

Scoring

#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
Team Totals56164436
1J. Thompson (Sr)51333
2Robert Bonar (So)41714
4Kadeem Harry (Sr)145956
4Chea Johnson (So)100
11Justin Boyce (Sr)31333
21Matthew Jackson (Jr)1020
31Matthew Statile (So)104944
33Marcus Thomas (Jr)1841136
Mallard Creek

Three-Pointers

#Athlete Name3FG3FGA3FG%
Team Totals21911
1QQQQ1 QQQQ1 (Sr)040
3Brandon Faison (Jr)040
5Deonte Grier (So)040
30EJ Reed (So)2540
32John Locke (Jr)020
Independence

Three-Pointers

#Athlete Name3FG3FGA3FG%
Team Totals51631
1J. Thompson (Sr)010
2Robert Bonar (So)1250
4Kadeem Harry (Sr)010
11Justin Boyce (Sr)1250
31Matthew Statile (So)2540
33Marcus Thomas (Jr)1520
Mallard Creek

Two-Pointers

#Athlete Name2FG2FGA2FG%
Team Totals133241
0Fred Sanders (Jr)2367
1QQQQ1 QQQQ1 (Sr)020
3Brandon Faison (Jr)2450
5Deonte Grier (So)1333
21Makai Mason (Sr)010
30EJ Reed (So)020
34QQQQ4 QQQQ4 (Sr)3650
35Deandre Thomas (Jr)51145
Independence

Two-Pointers

#Athlete Name2FG2FGA2FG%
Team Totals112839
1J. Thompson (Sr)1250
2Robert Bonar (So)050
4Kadeem Harry (Sr)5863
11Justin Boyce (Sr)010
21Matthew Jackson (Jr)020
31Matthew Statile (So)2450
33Marcus Thomas (Jr)3650
Mallard Creek

Free Throws

#Athlete NameFTFTAFT%
Team Totals213364
3Brandon Faison (Jr)4580
5Deonte Grier (So)5683
11Kerry Porter (Jr)020
21Makai Mason (Sr)22100
34QQQQ4 QQQQ4 (Sr)61155
35Deandre Thomas (Jr)4757
Independence

Free Throws

#Athlete NameFTFTAFT%
Team Totals193456
1J. Thompson (Sr)3743
2Robert Bonar (So)1250
4Kadeem Harry (Sr)4944
4Chea Johnson (So)1250
21Matthew Jackson (Jr)1250
33Marcus Thomas (Jr)91275
Mallard Creek

Rebs, Asst, Steals and TOs

#Athlete NameOffDefTot RebAstStlsTO
Team Totals132841109
0Fred Sanders (Jr)01101
1QQQQ1 QQQQ1 (Sr)00021
2QQQQ2 QQQQ2 (Sr)02220
3Brandon Faison (Jr)02230
5Deonte Grier (So)11204
11Kerry Porter (Jr)02200
21Makai Mason (Sr)01100
30EJ Reed (So)01123
34QQQQ4 QQQQ4 (Sr)6131900
35Deandre Thomas (Jr)651110
Independence

Rebs, Asst, Steals and TOs

#Athlete NameOffDefTot RebAstStlsTO
Team Totals112132121220
2Robert Bonar (So)101332
4Kadeem Harry (Sr)426243
4Chea Johnson (So)202202
11Justin Boyce (Sr)022205
21Matthew Jackson (Jr)011010
22Justyn Hamilton (So)123101
31Matthew Statile (So)145004
33Marcus Thomas (Jr)178243
35C. Taylor (Sr)134000

Blocks, Charges and Fouls

Mallard Creek has not entered any blocks, charges and fouls stats.
Independence

Blocks, Charges and Fouls

#Athlete NameBlkDeflChrgPFTF
Team Totals3123
1J. Thompson (Sr)04
4Kadeem Harry (Sr)12
11Justin Boyce (Sr)02
15C. Grier (Sr)12
22Justyn Hamilton (So)04
31Matthew Statile (So)012
33Marcus Thomas (Jr)02
35C. Taylor (Sr)15

Game Story

North Carolina High School Basketball - Mallard Creek tipped by Independence

December 27, 2014: Charlotte, NC 28269

In Saturday's non-league match, the visiting Independence Patriots basketball team scored a tight 56-53 triumph over the Mallard Creek Mavericks.

In their next game, the Patriots meet the Garinger Wildcats (Charlotte, NC) in a 4A Southwestern match, on Tuesday, January 6. Independence will attempt to move on its 4-8 season record. The Wildcats enter the match with a 1-11 record after their 68-54 non-league loss to Lake Norman Charter (Huntersville, NC).

With the defeat, Mallard Creek moves to 2-9 on the year. The Mavericks travel to Vance (Charlotte, NC) to meet the Cougars in a 4A Mecka match on Tuesday, January 6. The Cougars enter the match with a record of 4-5. Vance lost 81-46 in their recent league match against West Charlotte (Charlotte, NC)

Players of the Game

Mallard Creek (14-15)

Congratulations to #35 Deandre Thomas for being selected the Mallard Creek Basketball Player of the Game.

Independence (14-15)

Congratulations to #33 Marcus Thomas for being selected the Independence Basketball Player of the Game.

Rankings & Records

Mallard Creek (14-15)

NationalNCClass
6,12019674
OverallConferenceHomeAwayNeutralWin %Conference %PFPA
6-183-112-92-72-2.250.2141,4901,725

Independence (14-15)

NationalNCClass
6,51020878
OverallConferenceHomeAwayNeutralWin %Conference %PFPA
8-164-81-74-73-2.333.3331,2131,355

Team Scoring Averages

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Mallard Creek
12.513.416.220.062.1
Independence
11.012.213.014.450.5

Team Stat Comparison

Mallard CreekIndependence
62.0Points Per Game50.3
30.5Rebounds Per Game26.0
15.9Assists Per Game11.9
9.2Steals Per Game9.8
0.2Blocks Per Game4.6

Team Leaders

Mallard CreekIndependenceNational Avg.
#33 Larry Matkins14.3Points Per Game#33 Marcus Thomas14.94.9
#34 QQQQ4 QQQQ411.4Rebounds Per Game#10 Victor Tshiona-Aceved7.02.6
#0 Fred Sanders3.8Assists Per Game#2 Robert Bonar3.51.0
#5 Deonte Grier2.2Steals Per Game#4 Kadeem Harry2.30.8
#35 Deandre Thomas0.2Blocks Per Game#22 Justyn Hamilton1.90.3

Record Breakdown

Mallard Creek (14-15)

Independence (14-15)

6-18
Overall
8-16
3-11
League
4-8
1-6
Non-League
0-5
0-1
Head to Head
1-0
0-3
Common Opponent
0-3
2-9
Home
1-7
2-7
Away
4-7
2-2
Neutral
3-2
0-0
Playoff
0-0
5-18
In-State
7-16
1-0
Out-of-State
1-0