Chiefs drop game to Neal
Published 6:52 am Wednesday, December 10, 2008
By By Chandler Myers
Northview dropped a tough game to at home to W.S. Neal on Monday night losing 69-51.
The Chiefs started the game strong by taking a 17-12 lead at the end of the first quarter and taking that lead into halftime 29-27.
Colton Sims’ 17 points led Northview against Neal. Sims also posted eight rebounds for the Chiefs. Lance Bushaw scored 10 points for the Chiefs and grabbed three steals, passed out three assists and pulled down two rebounds.
Chiefs head coach Lorenzo Jones said his team started out strong, but fell behind after some turnovers.
Jody Levins posted eight points, one rebound, one assist and one steal for the Chiefs in the loss. Ladarion White scored seven points and pulled down three boards.
Aaron Bellamy added six points for the Chiefs and pulled six rebounds, while recording four assists. Wayne Marshall scored three points, served up two assists, pulled down one rebound and nabbed a steal. Dabne Langhorne scored one point for the Chiefs and had two rebounds.
In the third quarter, the Chiefs fell behind 44-40, and could not catch back up to their opponents.
The W.S. Neal lead grew larger in the fourth quarter as they scored 25 points to Northview’s 11 and posted the 69-51 final.
Jones said the fourth quarter was all Neal and that the Chiefs just could not make up the difference.
The Chiefs next game is at Pensacola Catholic High School. Tip off is at 7:30 p.m.
S. Walton 69
South Walton High School defeated Northview 69-50 on Friday night at the Chiefs home gym.
The Chiefs never had a grasp on the game as they were outscored in three of the four quarters.
Aaron Bellamy’s 13 points led the Chiefs in scoring. Bellamy also led the team with five rebounds and posted one assist and one steal for Northview. Colton Sims’ 11 points supported Bellamy’s efforts, with Sims also recording four rebounds.
Chiefs head coach Lorenzo Jones said Bellamy and Sims put on strong performances against South Walton, and added that they have both played well all season.
Lance Bushaw and Luke Killam each posted seven points for Northview. Bushaw also posted four assists and one rebound, while Killam pulled down one board.
Jody Levins and Ladarion White both scored five points for the Chiefs in the loss. Levins grabbed one rebound, and White had three boards. Austin Arrington added two points.