Simsboro sweeps Weston in district 2B opener

The last time the boys team from Simsboro lost a district contest was in 2013. Since that time, the perineal Class B juggernaut and defending Class B state champion has reeled off 60 consecutive victories coming into the 2022 district 2B season opener. 

You can now make it 61 straight after the Tigers whipped Weston by a painful 92-20 margin. Nick Maryland, buoyed by six, three pointers in the first quarter alone, led the way scoring more points in the first quarter (23) than Weston made all game.

If the game was considered nearly out of reach after Simsboro’s 31-7 first quarter lead, it was all but over after Simsboro outscored Weston 34-2 in the second for a 65-9 halftime advantage. With the loss Weston fell to 11-14 on the year and 0-1 in district play. Simsboro improves to 21-2 and 1-0. 

Simsboro (21-2, 1-0) 31 34 17 10 92
Weston (11-14, 0-1) 7 2 8 3 20

Second half swoon does in Lady Wolves

At one point early in the game Weston was on top of Simsboro 22-11. Then Briley Peterson and Jessica Newton got in foul trouble. The result was Simsboro dominated the paint in the second half to come back and steal a 52-46 victory. 

Amazingly Weston only allowed to Simsboro players to score all night but Anna Dean and Ikea Brown pumped in 20 and 32 points most coming in the second half that saw Simsboro rally from a 23-19 halfitme deficitand outscore Weston by ten in the second half. Lainee Trosclair, Newton and Emma Kate McBride all scored 10 for the Lady Wolves. Weston fell to 15-9 and 0-1 in district while Simsboro improved to 8-14 and 1-0 in 2B competition. 

 

Simsboro (8-14, 1-0) 6 13 16 17 52
Weston (15-9, 0-1) 15 8 9 14 46


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