On Friday night the Independence Patriots got double digit point totals from three
different players in earning another Southwestern 4A Conference win by defeating the
Myers Park Mustangs 75-51. The victory keeps the Patriots at the top of the
Southwestern 4A Conference with a 9-1 record with two games remaining.
Workpeh Kofa led the Patriots with 19 points shooting 9-of-13 from the floor including a
three-pointer. Senior guard Tayon Gleaves added 16 points knocking down 7-of-12
shots from the floor. Deion Lane posted his 14th double-double with 13 points, 10
rebounds, 7 assists, 5 steals and one blocked shot.
Zaqwuan Matthews led the Mustangs with 16 points while the Patriots’ defense held all
the other Mustang players to signal digits.
Myers Park 9 11 15 16 - 51
Independence 20 18 14 23 - 75
Myers Park: Zaqwuan Matthews 16, Juwan Davenport 8, Jake Hackworth 7,
Jontavius Hall 6, Duncan Rickey 4, Pierce Gibson 3, James Dockery 3, John Flye 2.
Independence: Workpeh Kofa 19, Tayon Gleaves 16, Deion Lane 13, Junior Bowen 9.
Austin Bailey 6, Matthews Statile 5, Marcus Thomas 5, Chris Taylor 2.