TRM basketball wins at Northview
Published 3:35 pm Tuesday, December 16, 2014
From staff reports
After six straight home games, T.R. Miller’s basketball teams took to the road Monday as they traveled to Florida to take on the Northview Chiefs.
In Monday’s games, the TRM B-team remained winless this season as they took a loss to fall to 0-4 overall this season. No score or game stats were known as of press time.
In the girl’s game, TRM won 50-24 to move to 6-4 this season. In varsity boy’s action, TRM won 62-59 to improve to 5-2 this year.
TRM Lady Tigers 50, Northview 24
The TRM Lady Tigers held Northview scoreless the entire first half as they cruised to a 50-24 win.
TRM led 13-0 after one quarter and 26-0 at the half. In the third quarter, the Lady Tigers were outscored 14-11 as Northview cut the lead to 37-14 heading into the fourth. In the fourth, TRM outscored Northview 13-10 to get the win by 26 points.
Eight Lady Tigers scored in the win as Mekhia Williams led with 14 points and Kyla Bell added 11. Steely Ruzic finished with eight points and Mykayla Harrison added six points.
Morgan Longmire chipped in five points while Shayn Bradley, Malaysia Campbell and Jaden Miller all had two points each.
TRM varsity boys 62, Northview 59
In the first road game of the season for the varsity boys, the Tigers rallied for a 62-59 win.
The Tigers were down as many as six point midway through the third quarter, but tied the game at 46-all heading into the fourth quarter.
With 1:05 left in the fourth quarter, and Northview leading 59-56, the Tigers forced three turnovers on consecutive possessions. Trae Walker knocked down two free throws with 3.2 seconds to seal the win for TRM.
“Our guys keep finding ways to win games,” head coach Juan Johnson said. “We had some guys step up and do some things they have shown they’re capable doing late in the game. By no means do we do everything right, but we play hard and that gives us a chance.”
The two teams played to a 19-all tie after one quarter and led 31-30 at the half. In the third quarter, Northview outscored TRM 16-15 to tie the game at 46-all heading into the fourth.
In the fourth, TRM outscored Northview 16-13 to get the win by three points.
Chardian Johnson led the Tigers with 19 points in the win while Walker had 16. Tamerick Jenkins added 11 points for the Tigers.