Brookhaven boys, girls fall to Brandon

Published 8:20 pm Saturday, November 12, 2016

Brookhaven dropped two games to Brandon Thursday, with the boys falling 59-49 and the girls losing 40-31.

Panthers (1-1) vs. Bulldogs (3-0)

In the boy’s game, the Panthers took a 14-10 lead into the second period. Both teams were evenly matched as they each shot 11 points in the frame. The Panthers took a 25-21 lead into halftime.

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Brookhaven built on their lead in the third period, taking a 42-37 lead into the fourth, but the Bulldogs came out on fire in the final period, outscoring the Panthers 22-7 to win the game by a final score of 59-49.

Damarius Brooks paced the Panthers with 17 points. Lafollette Bogan netted 10 points. Danarius Grey shot eight points. Richard Marshall had seven points. Jashawn Perkins hit five points. Alondo Floyd finished the night with two points.

Quez Williamson led the Bulldogs with 16 points. Henry Vo netted 12 points. Lagarious White and J. McKinnis each shot 10 points. Quavon Hayes had eight points. Tyree Cochran finished the night with three points.

The Panthers will be in action Tuesday when the host South Pike in non-conference action.

Lady Panthers (0-2) vs. Lady Bulldogs (3-0)

Although the Lady Panthers outscored the Lady Bulldogs in the first period, Brandon was able to outscore BHS in the second period 15-13. The Lady Panthers held a 21-19 lead at halftime.

This lead didn’t last long however, as the Lady Bulldogs came out on fire in the third period, outscoring the Lady Panthers 12-5. The Lady Bulldogs took a 31-26 lead into the fourth and final period. Brandon outshot the Lady Panthers 9-5 in the fourth quarter to take the game by a score of 40-31.

Shania Harris led the Lady Panthers with nine points. Tamia Stallings netted five points. Cheyenne Motley shot four points. Cynphoni Thompson and Taylor Carter each had three points. Kennedy Spiller, Johnique James and Arnancy Arnold each shot two points. Asia Byrd finished the night with one point.