2018-01-13 / Sports

RCS runs away from Oxford Prep, stays unbeaten in NCAC

BY KELLY SNOW
COURIER-TIMES SPORTS EDITOR


Roxboro Community School guard Dylan Jones drives down the court during the second half of Friday’s game against Oxford Prep. The Bulldogs coasted to a 76-35 win. 
KELLY SNOW | COURIER-TIMES Roxboro Community School guard Dylan Jones drives down the court during the second half of Friday’s game against Oxford Prep. The Bulldogs coasted to a 76-35 win. KELLY SNOW | COURIER-TIMES Oxford Prep boys’ basketball player Luke Overby drained a corner three for the game’s first game a minute into the contest.

After that, it was all downhill for the Griffins.

Roxboro Community School outscored Oxford Prep 20-2 for the remainder of the opening quarter and coasted from there to a 76- 35 rout Friday in the Dog House.

The victory pushed the Bulldogs’ record to 10-6 overall and a perfect 6-0 in North Central Athletic Conference play heading into a big week to end the opening round of league games.

RCS will travel to Falls Lake Academy Tuesday before heading to co-NCAC leader Voyager Academy Friday.

The Bulldogs took a comfortable 20-5 lead into the second quarter and put the game away with a 9-0 run to start the second.


Te’Shon Clayton scores at the rim during the second half of Friday’s game against Oxford Prep. 
KELLY SNOW | COURIER-TIMES Te’Shon Clayton scores at the rim during the second half of Friday’s game against Oxford Prep. KELLY SNOW | COURIER-TIMES Junior guard Dylan Jones drained a three and had an old-fashioned threepoint play during that spurt.

RCS pulled away to a 44- 15 halftime lead and were never challenged. The final seven minutes of the fourth quarter were played with a continuously-running clock after pulling ahead by more than 40.

Four Bulldogs scored in double-figures, with Nasir Stokes and Te’Shon Clayton leading the way with 13 points each.

Jalen Bailey came off the bench and added 12, while Jones finished with 11 points. Mac Warren and J.R. Paylor finished with eight points each, while Treyshon Woods added seven.

Bryson Pleasant chipped in two, while Gaige Lewis and Thomas Humphries rounded out the scoring with one point each.

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