The Queens Grant Stallions now (3-2) lost a tough game to Covenant Day (3-6) at home during homecoming night. The first period was a hard fought battle between the two teams with the Stallions taking a 12-11 advantage going into the second period.
However, Covenant Day took advantage of their size under the boards to dominate the period with a 21-8 run. At the half time intermission Covenant Day had turned a one point deficit into a 13 point advantage.
In the third period the Stallions made their run and took the lead 36-35 for the second time in the game with 2:08 seconds remaining on the clock. They outscored their opponent 21-8 in the period led by their senior standout Daymaun Harvey. In the fourth period with 2:37 seconds left in the game Coach Forsythe called a time-out with the score 48-44 in favor of Covenant Day.
The Stallions applied a full court press throughout, however, it had little effect on their opponent. The height advantage and accurate foul line shooting made the difference in the game for Covenant Day. They outscored the Stallions 13-8 to seal the victory.
Daymaun Harvey led the Stallions with 11 points. Contributions from Jah’Quez Sanders 7, Khailil Chapman 7, Jeremiah Murphy 5, Terron Dixon 5, Xavier Westbrook 5, Christian Owens 4, Josh Suggs 2. The top scorers for Covenant Day were Chase Dixon 13, Josh Price 12, and JP Corser 11.
QGHS Rolls Past Bradford Prep in contest early during the week 66-32.
The first half was dominated by the Stallions led by Daymaun Harvey their senior team leading scorer. Coach Jay Forsythe used his entire roster throughout the game to give all his bench players more valuable playing time. In the second half the game was played with a running clock to keep the score within reason.
Daymaun Harvey led all scorers with 18 points. Meanwhile, Jeremiah Murphy 12, Dixon 9, Chapman 7, Williams 5, Sanders 4, Owens 4, Westbrook 4, Morgan 1. For Bradford Prep Dawson Hagg chipped in 11 points.
Lady Stallions Dominated by Covenant Day at Home 48-15
Covenant Day just had too much talent and experience for the Lady Stallions to be competitive in this contest. From the outset it was a runaway with the first period ending 25-3. Only senior point guard Tiffany Lindsay hit a 3-pointer for the Stallions. At the half Covenant Day led 33-3 playing their entire roster. The third period ended 44-8 as Tiffany and freshman Ashleigh Aberly chipped in for a combined 5 points. Ashleigh gathered 10 rebounds in the contest to provide the Lady Stallions some toughness under the boards. In the fourth period the Lady Stallions outscored their opponent 7-4 with Tiffany Lindsay hitting her second 3-pointer at the buzzer. Tiffany led the Lady Stallions with 8 points in the loss.
Stallions Gain Win Against Bradford Prep for Second Time in Ten Days
Bradford Prep could not gather enough players to field a team for both the ladies basketball contest and men’s varsity games this past Friday night. Therefore, giving the Stallions easy victories and a nights rest. The men’s squad will be preparing for the Queen City Classic when they play Independence High School in the first round on Wednesday 12/21, tip-off 6:30 pm at Charlotte Country Day.
The Lady Stallions will be playing their next game on 1/10. However, they will be practicing over the holidays at Carolina Courts in preparation for their remaining season schedule.