Bryant White boys make successful debut against Arkadelphia

Mitch Scoggins pumped in 22 points to lead the Bryant White Hornets eighth grade team of Bryant Middle School to a 47-38 win over Arkadelphia’s eighth grade team to open the 2009-10 season at Bryant Middle School gym on Thursday, Nov. 12.

The win was the debut for the Hornets under new coach Heath Long.[more]

Arkadelphia built a 27-19 lead in the second quarter but the Hornets surged at the end of the half with an 8-0 run that tied the game.

By the end of the third quarter, Bryant had edged ahead 34-32 before pulling away late.

“We didn’t execute particularly well on the offensive end,” noted Long, “and we struggled some with their athleticism on the defensive end. I also felt like we wore them down as the game went on.”

Greyson Giles pitched in 8 points for the Hornets who return to action at the Cabot Classic for eighth grade teams on Thursday, Nov. 19.

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