By Stephanie Banks
Cane Creek – North Buncombe Middle School Boys’ Basketball team travelled to Cane Creek Middle school on January 24, 2018 for the last regular season game. Traveling to east Asheville, carrying the big win home with the score of (47-26).
Cane Creek was on its 8th grade night when they met our 8th grade starters. NMBS Basketball team have the teamwork of magic on this night. Point guard Chad Clark and the shooting guards Parker Ingle and Canaan Norton had assists into post Gabe Banks in paint for 10 points in the 1st period of the game. Dylan Guthrie hit and 3-pointer making it 13 points to Zero in the 1st period.
The point leaders were Gabe Banks (12-points) and Chad Clark (11-points). These two players have a natural ability of getting the ball to each other from rebounds to dribbling down the court all ends with points. Gabe pulled 7-rebounds and 4 huge blocks on Cane Creek. Chad had 5-assist and caused Cane Creek to fail him where is big at the fail line. Canaan Norton had 6-points and 10 rebounds in this last game. Dylan Guthrie had 5-points in this game helping his team out with his high energy.
The 7th graders came in the game shining like stars, these boys like Eli Shinn and Carson Brown who carried 4-points a piece in this game. Eli Shinn the 7th grader shooting guard had a great steal and was failed hitting all his fail shots. Carson Brown the 7th grader point guard had 2 great assist also lead team with 3 steals off Cane Creek.
The team host first round of play offs Monday January 28th at 4:30 at NBMS. Come flood the stands support these boys. Playoff will be this week, next game Wednesday. This team has put in all the hard work and great season.