Saturday, February 16, 2013

8th Grade Highlanders Boys Strong, but Split a Pair

Piedmont 40, Oakland PAL 30 

Piedmont had its second win of the season against the Oakland Police Athletic League. Led by the bigs Goyo Prospero with 14 points and 7 rebounds, and Max Manalo-LeClair with 8 points and 14 rebounds, the Highlanders outmuscled their opponents. Greg Wick scored 9 and Adam Low had 5 rebounds, 3 assists, and 3 steals in the victory. Dillon Heller

Piedmont 43, Longfellow 53 

In an exciting rematch with Longfellow, the Highlanders tied the game in regulation 42-42, but were not able to finish strong in overtime. The Highlander offense was led by Greg Wick's 14 points and 3 rebounds,

Goyo Prospero's 15 points 4 rebounds and 6 blocks, and Max Manolo-LeClair's 6 points and 8 rebounds. The front court of Tanner Thiel and Cade Becker kept the defensive pressure on Longfellow and shut down their guards.

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