T.R. Miller falls to Red Level in overtime battle, 67-59
By By JOHN WALLACE – Special to The Standard
The Red Level basketball team improved its undefeated record to 3-0 after an overtime victory against the visiting T.R. Miller Tigers on Thursday.
T.R. Miller's Ryheem Drakeford hit a three-pointer with seven seconds left in regulation to tie the score at 53-53 and send it into overtime.
In the extra period, the Red Level Tigers outscored T.R. Miller 14-6 for a 67-59 win.
T.R. Miller took an early lead in the game going on top 16-14 in the first quarter.
Red Level answered with a second-quarter run for a 27-20 lead at the halftime break.
Red Level remained out in front after three periods of play by a score of 42-37 only to watch T.R. Miller rally to tie the score and send it into overtime.
Larry Hudson was the leading scorer for the Red Level Tigers with 19 points in the victory. Frank Tolbert added 17. Dexter Brundidge had 14 and Antonio"A.J." Harris had 13. Will McInvale had four points in the win.
Drakeford was the leading scorer for T.R. Miller with 20. Neal Cheetham added 11. Dawaun Johnson had seven and Trey Paul hit for six. Greg Bogan had five.