The last game of the first round featured the Fightin’ Chicks and the U.S. Grant Generals. The Chicks finished the game out on top 84-69. Brock Henderson and Magyver Boles led the team to victory combining for 59 points. Boles finished the game with a double-double scoring 24 points and grabbed 12 boards, Henderson also had a double-double scoring 35 points with 11 assists.
U.S. Grant had a 35-26 lead early in the 2nd quarter, AJ Covington had an 3 point play to put them up nine. But then the Chicks went on a 18-6 run which made the score 44-41 Chicks at the half.
After the half the Chicks never looked back, even extending the lead into double digits after a 13-2 run early in the 3rd quarter, the Generals fought back yet again within 4 making the score 64-60. The Chicks put the game away on a 20-9 run to end the game.
The Chicks got great minutes from David Thibodeaux, who scored 9 points with 4 rebounds, Ethan Christian had 7 points with 5 assists and Caleb Crowder had 7 points with 4 boards.
Players of the game:
Magyver Boles- Had a great game all-around, scoring 24 points and grabbed 12 boards
Brock Henderson- Henderson also had a great game and finished with 35 points and shot 11/16 from the field while passing for 11 assists.