No. 8 Northwood boys basketball crushes Orange

Posted 2/14/20

PITTSBORO — Deuce Powell pumped in 20 points and Aaron Ross added 17 as Northwood crushed Orange 80-57 in Pittsboro on Tuesday night in 3A Big Eight Conference basketball action.

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No. 8 Northwood boys basketball crushes Orange

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PITTSBORO — Deuce Powell pumped in 20 points and Aaron Ross added 17 as Northwood crushed Orange 80-57 in Pittsboro on Tuesday night in 3A Big Eight Conference basketball action.

Northwood improved to 10-1 in the league and to 19-2 overall with the victory while Orange fell to 2-9 in the Big Eight and to 8-13 overall.

All told, nine players scored for the Chargers in the convincing blow out of the Panthers with Jalen Mcafee-Marion chipping in 12, Alex Snively and Jack Thompson eight apiece, Sam Mehringer five, Justin Brower four, and Troy Arnold and Tommy Ocariza three each.

Northwood shot 31-of-64 (48 percent) from the field with Powell sinking 9-of-14 (64 percent) and Ross 8-of-14 (57 percent). The Chargers made 6-of-14 (38 percent) three-point attempts with Snively canning a pair of treys, and Ross, Ocariza, Arnold and Powell one each.

Ross completed an all-around great outing with 16 rebounds, eight assists, and three steals in the win while Snively chipped in two boards, four assists and two steals, Ocariza three rebounds and an assist, Mcafee-Marion three boards, seven assists and a steal, and Powell three rebounds, two assists and an steal.

Joey McMullin led the Orange effort with 22 points, nine rebounds, one assist and one steal while Jerec Thompson and Jared Wood chipped in seven points apiece, and Jason Franklin seven.

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