Boyd-Buchanan Stays Unbeaten With Home Victory Over Seahawks; 11-0 Silverdale Girls Win

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Justus McMillan connected on six 3-pointers to lead undefeated Boyd-Buchanan to a home win over Silverdale Baptist Academy in front of a packed house at the Brainerd campus on Thursday night.

McMillan scored 28 as the Bucs improved to 9-0. The Seahawks fall to 1-9.

McMillan, the left-handed quarterback for the football Bucs, hit over 50 percent of his tries behind the arc. 

Boyd led by 12 at the end of the quarter, but held the visitors scoreless in the second period to go into intermission up 25-7.

A 23-9 third quarter put the game well out of reach, and McMillan and other starters got a rest.

Austin Walker had 10 points, Demaris Macon 8 and Riley Walker 6. Other Boyd scoring included Hall Allen 5, Cade Evans 5, Q.D. Cox 4, Zach Jenkins 4, Colby Arendale 2 and Chandler Covington 2. Cox pulled down 8 rebounds.

Nathan Keylon scored 8 for Silverdale. Jordan Delashmitt had 6, Michael Hawkins 5, Avery Boggess 3 and Grant Marshall 2.

Boyd-Buchanan got off 57 shots to 34 for Silverdale. Boyd shot 54 percent from the field and hit on half of their 20 3-point attempts. Boyd was 8-11 from the free throw line.

The girls game was much closer, though the undefeated Lady Seahawks pulled away at the end to win 55-39.

Sloane Woodard got into foul trouble, but still was able to pour in 23 points to lead Silverdale. Emily Harkleroad had 17 and Megan Lewis 13. Emily Skelton and Lindsay Sims scored 1 each.

Post player Maddie Wright had 18 points for Boyd-Buchanan and Marisa McCalla scored 10. Logan Highfield contributed 4, Chandler Hiland 3 and Maddie Balthrop and Maddie Abed 2 each.

The Lady Bucs led 13-12 at the end of the first quarter, but Silverdale went into the locker room up 28-23.

Woodard picked up her third foul in the second quarter and her fourth with three minutes left in the third quarter. She hit a 3-pointer early in the second half, then added a free throw and another three to move Silverdale ahead 35-27. The third quarter ended 38-30. Silverdale outscored the Lady Bucs 17-9 in the final quarter.

Boyd-Buchanan falls to 4-7. Silverdale is now 11-0.  


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