Jackets overcome sluggish offense in win over West

Forest Hills scores just 48, but wins by 15
Jan. 05, 2013 @ 05:49 PM

With the offense sputtering, Forest Hills’ boys relied on their defense in a 48-33 home win over West Stanly on Friday.
The victory improved the Jackets’ record to 2-1 in the Rocky River Conference and 7-5 overall heading into a challenging stretch next week.
The Colts scored just 23 points through three quarters, but trailed by only 10 heading into the fourth.
The Colts led 11-8 with 1:54 left in the first quarter before Forest Hills went on a 12-1 run while holding West Stanly scoreless for eight minutes and twenty seconds.
In the second half, the Colts were held without a point for almost four and a half minutes.
For the game, West Stanly had four made field goals in the first quarter, but would just score five more made field goals the rest of the game.
Leading the way for Forest Hills was Jarvis Wilson, a senior forward who gave his team a spark off the bench. Wilson barely missed a double-double with nine points and nine rebounds.
Senior forward Roderick Poag had nine points and seven rebounds and senior guard Roshad Gibson added nine points as well.
Poag had three of his team’s seven blocked shots.
The Jackets also had 26 steals, with Terrance Huntley and Zaccheus Rorie each getting six steals and Gibson adding five.
West Stanly was led by BJ Hill, who finished with 16 points and 11 rebounds; teammate Charlie Eudy added a game-high 14 rebounds.
Thw Jackets face Union County’s top two teams, who are 22-2 combined, when they host Piedmont on Tuesday and then travel to Cuthbertson on Friday.

Friday’s late box scores
Forest Hills girls 63, West Stanly 35

West Stanly (5-6 overall, 0-3 RRC)
Emily Morgan 1 4-6 7, Courtney Moses 0 3-4 3, Meridith Summers 0 0-2 0, Sarah Talley 5 0-0 15, Mcey Webb 2 1-2 5, Allison Swaringen 0 0-0 0, Miranda Rushing 1 0-1 2, Kayla Champman 0 0-2 0, Andrea Brown 0 0-1 0, Destiny Wilson 1 1-2 3, Devon Fincher 0 0-0 0. Totals 10 9-20 35.

Forest Hills (9-3, 3-0)
Tonjai Everett 7 2-7 17, Shay Bivens 7 0-1 15, Tariah Harrell 4 1-2 11, Onyx Burns 4 0-0 8, Toynika Hailey 3 0-0 6, Shuntel Kirkland 1 2-4 4, Kimberly Rivers 1 0-0 2, Diana Mapudetai 0 0-0 0, Asia Raley 0 0-0 0, Heather Horne 0 0-0 0, Natalie Smith 0 0-0 0. Totals 27 5-14 63.

West Stanly^9^12^3^11 - 35
Forest Hills^21^14^16^12 - 63

3-pointers: WS 6 (Talley 5); FH 4 (Harrell 2, Bivens, Everett). Rebounds: WS 30 (Chapman 9); FH (Burns 16). Assists: WS 9 (Fincher 3); FH 15 (Everett 8). Steals: WS 7  (Moses 2); FH 22 (Bivens 7, Everett 5). Blocks: WS 2 (Wilson 2); FH 5 (Hailey 2).


Forest Hills boys 48, West Stanly 33
West Stanly (4-8, 1-2)
Hunter Martin 1 0-0 2, Trey Barbee 0 1-4 1, Taylan Rowe 2 0-0 5, Charlie Eudy 2 2-3 6, Ryan McCormick 0 3-7 3, Colton Hathcock 0 0-0 0, BJ Hill 4 8-10 16. Totals 9 14-24 35.

Forest Hills (7-5, 2-1)
Roshad Gibson 3 3-6 9, Ausitn Perkins 1 0-0 2, Terrance Huntley 1 5-6 7, Roderick Poag 4 1-4 9, Kalief Harrison 1 2-4 4, Jarvis Wilson 4 1-4 9, Jordan Blakeney 2 0-0 4, Chris Glidewell 0 0-2 0, Trae Harrell 0 0-0 0, Tyler White 0 0-0 0. Totals 17 14-32 48.

West Stanly^11^6^6^10 - 33
Forest Hills^12^10^11^15 - 48

3-pointers: WS 1 (Rowe); FH 0. Rebounds: WS 42 (Eudy 14, Hill 11); FH (Wilson 9, Poag 7). Assists: WS 3 (McCormick 2); FH 8 (Gibson 4). Steals: WS 15 (McCormick 4); FH (Huntley 6, Rorie 6, Gibson 5). Blocks: WS 3 (Hill 2); FH 7 (Poag 3, Harrison 2, Glidewell 2).