Murphy Middle School 7th Grade Teams Defeat Bowman
The B-team started the night by overwhelming the Raiders offensively and defensively. The Mavericks jumped out to a 21-4 halftime thanks to a suffocating press and dominating performance in the paint and cruised to a 28-7 victory. Top scorers for the B-team: Kody Lee 13 points, Wade Dennis 7points, Nate Malone 4 points.
The A-team built on the momentum of the first game by jumping out to a 10-1 first quarter lead led by four points from Rushil Patel. The Mavericks defense held strong holding the Raiders to six first half points and allowing Murphy to extend their lead to 15-6. Them Mavericks came out strong in the third quarter scoring 17 points and crushing any comeback hopes from the Raiders in route to a 32-15 win. Top scorers for the A-team: Rushil Patel 11 points, Harris Boyd 6 points, Akshat Saini 5 points.