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Sophomore Boys Basketball Game Update

By Kara McDuffie, 02/02/21, 11:30AM CST


SHS vs Cy Ridge – 01/16/21: SHS 61 – Cy Ridge 52 The Spartans kept things rolling with a strong win over Cy Ridge on Saturday 61-52. The Spartans took an early lead and found themselves up 11-0 midway through the 1st quarter. Cy Ridge made a strong comeback in the second quarter taking a small lead at one point. The Spartans answered Cy Ridge and finished ahead for the half. The 3rd quarter proved to be tight as the Spartans gave up some costly turnovers and struggled a bit with the press break, but they held on to their lead and created some distance for the 4th quarter. The Spartans won the game 61-52. Kemari Stanfill and Matthew McDuffie lead the scoring effort shooting 11 for 16 from the 3-point line. Stanfill had 21 points and McDuffie had 18 points on the day.

SHS vs Cy Fair – 01/20/21: SHS 58 – Cy Fair 59 The Spartans lost a heartbreaker against Cy Fair on Wednesday 58-59. The Spartans came out cold in the first half and never could get much rhythm going on offense. Despite a sluggish start, the Spartans managed to keep the game close and give themselves a shot in the fourth quarter. In the final 1 minute 45 seconds of the game the Spartans surged ahead to take a one-point lead. Cole Overbergen made 2 free throws and a key three-point bucket combined with 2 free throws from Matthew McDuffie to bring the Spartans within two. With less than 10 seconds left McDuffie drove to the basket for 2 points and the ”and one” free throw to put the Spartans ahead by one. But despite a thrilling final push, Cy Fair managed to drive the court in the final 7 seconds and score the final bucket to secure the win. The Spartans put up a great fight but came away short in the end. Top Scorers for the Spartans were Matthew McDuffie with 11 points, Cole Overbergen with 10 points, and Kemari Stanfill and J’Mari with 9 points each. Bryce Gage and Aden Mancuso each had 7 points. SHS vs

Jersey Village – 01/23/21: SHS 53 – Jersey Village 45 The Spartans had a nice win over Jersey Village on Saturday 53-45. The first half was a tight game with a couple of lead changes between the teams. In the second half, the Spartans took a comfortable lead, but Jersey Village stayed in the game and made a nice push to cut the lead and make it an exciting game in the 4th quarter. The Spartans played solid basketball to ward off the Jersey Village comeback and secure the win. Kemari Stanfill, Matthew McDuffie and Cole Overbergen combined for 44 of the Spartans 53 points. Kemari Stanfill had 16 points, while Matthew McDuffie and Cole Overbergen each had 14 points.