Piedmont rallies past Monroe with 13-0 run

Panthers now 15-2 overall
Jan. 29, 2013 @ 11:01 PM

Trailing by four points with 4:27 left, Piedmont High's boys finished the game with a 13-0 run to defeat Monroe 54-45 and maintain sole possession of second place in the Rocky River Conference on Tuesday.
The Panthers are now 7-1 in the RRC and 15-2 overall.
Three players scored in double figures for Piedmont, including senior guard Jeremy Anthony, who finished with 16.
Monroe led 45-41 with 4:27 left, but the Panthers rallied to tie it up. Anthony then made back-to-back 3-pointers to give Piedmont a 51-45 advantage with 1:33 to play.
Piedmont senior forward Brady Meggs led all scorers with 17 points and also had nine rebounds and four blocks.
The Panthers also got a big night from senior point guard Qualen Blakeney who had 11 rebounds and a game-high six assists to go along with 11 points.
Sophomore center Cameron Tripp added eight points and the county's leading rebounder led all rebounders with 12.
Senior forward Quay Chambers had 12 points and six rebounds for Monroe, and junior guard Brandon Roddy, who entered the game averaging 21.9 points, finished with 12 points and five boards.
Monroe fell to 5-3 in the league and 10-4 overall. The Redhawks travel to first-place Cuthbertson on Friday.

Piedmont boys 54, Monroe 45

Monroe (10-4, 5-3)
Brandon Roddy 4 3-3 12, Quayshawn Chambers 6 0-0 12, Tristan Thompson 0 0-2 0, Tre Shun Wynn 3 0-0 7, Gary Parker 1 0-0 2, Dikembe White 2 1-2 6, Dequavis Allen 2 0-0 4, Bernard Taylor 0 0-0 0. Totals 18 4-7 45.

Piedmont (15-2, 7-1)
Qualen Blakeney 5 0-1 11, Jeremy Anthony 6 1-4 16, Cameron Tripp 4 0-0 8, Eli Hyatt 1 0-0 2, Brady Meggs 7 3-5 17, Austin Harding 0 0-0 0, LJ Pettiway 0 0-0 0. Totals 23 4-10 54.

Monroe     14   11  16    4 - 45
Piedmont   11   14  14  15 - 54

3-pointers: M 3 (Roddy, Wynn, White); P 4 (Anthony 3, Blakney 1). Rebounds: M 27 (Chambers 6, Roddy 5, Parker 5); P 34 (Tripp 12, Blakeney11, Meggs 9). Assists: M 10 (Wynn 7); P 11 (Blakeney 6). Steals: M 12 (Wynn 4); P 2 (Blakeney 2). Blocks: M 2 (Roddy, Chambers); P 9 (Meggs 4).