Basketball (Boys 8th Gr.)

Knights 8th Grade Boys win the Wayne County Tourney

By Frazier Phillips | Jan 30, 2023 11:23 PM

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The Knights defeated the Tigers of Hagerstown to win the Wayne County Tourney Championship 49-22. The Tigers led early until the Knights Khyler Phillips hit back to back 3's to get the Knights offense started. The defense intensity picked up and kept the pressure on. The Knights led after 1 quarter 17-6, and went into halftime with a 33-12 advantage. The defensive pressure wore on the Tigers and the Knights had a decisive lead at the end of 3 score 43-14. The team once again had a balanced offensive attack with Trent Deloney leading the way with 10 points, followed by Khyler Phillips with 9 points. Other Knights to score were Gavin Platt 7 points, Corbin Isaacs 6 points, Brody Ross 4 points, Ian Webb 3 points, Gavin Harrison 3 points, Noah DuVall 3 points, Landon Helms and "Q" Denton chipped in with 2 points each. The Knights finish the season 9-6 earning the teams first winning season.