Four Chiefs score in double figures to defeat Panthers

North Myrtle Beach handed Carolina Forest its first loss of the season Tuesday night with a 73-59 victory over the visiting Panthers.

North Myrtle Beach junior Jaquan Grissett scored a game-high 22 points, including going 14-of-18 from the free throw line to help put the game away late.

The Chiefs (3-1) had four players score in double figures. Sophomore twins Matt and Josh Lindsay tallied 16 and 14 points, respectively, and Rodrick Hemingway added 13.

The Panthers (4-1) got a 20-point performance from Robert Gray and teammates Jarvez Holmes and Aaron Williams contributed 14 ad 12 points, respectively.

The Chiefs, who lost at Carolina Forest last week, trailed by two points after one quarter and fell behind by double digits in the second period before closing the half with a 12-0 run and a 31-30 lead.

The Chiefs held the Panthers to only seven points in the third quarter to open up a 43-37 advantage entering the final frame. Carolina Forest closed the deficit to four points before the key exchange in the game.

Williams was whistled for a foul and charged with a technical for disagreeing with the call. Grissett calmy drilled all four free throws to double the lead to eighth and the Panthers never got any closer.

North Myrtle Beach exploded for 30 points in the final period, including going 19-of-22 from the charity stripe in the final frame, to put the game away.

The Chiefs travel to Conway on Friday night while the Panthers visit Myrtle Beach.

Photo by Digital Magic Photo

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One response to “Four Chiefs score in double figures to defeat Panthers”

  1. Carolina Forest Fan says:

    Brunson was a huge disappointment – he coached the referees more than he coached his team!!!!!!

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