RLHS varsity boys outlast Pleasant Home

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Red Level's Chavis Crittenden drives to the basket in Monday's win over Pleasant Home.

Red Level’s Chavis Crittenden drives to the basket in Monday’s win over Pleasant Home.

The Red Level Tigers grounded the Pleasant Home Eagles 49-38 Monday night in Pleasant Home.


The Tigers came charging out from the opening tip-off, and started the contest off with a 7-0 run. Chavis Crittenden had the first 5 points of the game. Crittenden ended the first period with 7 total points. Devin Dexter, Jarvarius Grooms and Ontaryo Nearer each had 2 points.


Robert Scott, Alex Myrick and Garrett Barton each had 2 points for the Eagles in the opening period. At the end of the first period, the Tigers led 14-6.


The Tigers kept pressure on the Eagles’ shooters, and weren’t allowing any open looks. Troy Fantroy got his first two buckets of the night in the second period, and Scott added 2 more points for the Eagles.


Grooms continued his scoring assault with 5 more points in the second period. Jeffery Perdue and Nearer each added 2 points for the Tigers to give the Tigers a 23-12 lead heading into halftime.


The Eagles outscored the Tigers 12-11 in the third period, but still trailed by 10 points heading into the final period. Chase Gunter led the Eagles in the period with 5 points. Myrick had 3 points. Scott and Barton each finished the third with 2 points.


Hunter Carpenter and Grooms led the Tigers with 4 points each. Dameyune Scott got his first two points of the night, and The Tigers led 34-24 heading into the fourth period.


The Eagles never gave up in the contest, but weren’t able to overcome the early deficit to the Tigers. Fantroy had 6 points for the Eagles in the final period. Scott buried a pair of 3-pointers for the Eagles in the period, and Gunter added 2 more points to his total.


Carpenter again led the Tigers with 5 points in the period. Grooms stayed steady with 4 points in the final period. Crittenden, Grooms and Perdue each had 2 points to give the Tigers a 49-38 victory over the Eagles.


Scott led the Eagles in scoring with 12 points. Fantroy totaled 10 points in the contest, and Gunter accounted for 7 points.


Grooms led all scorers with 15 points. Carpenter and Crittenden each finished the night with 9 points.