Tigers drop nail-biter to Cascade

Fayetteville High School’s Isaiah Thomison (23) led the scoring for the Tigers with 11 against a tough Richland Raider team last week. FHS fell 44-64 to the visitors.

 

Fayetteville High School’s Tigers dropped a nail-biter Friday night, falling 48-49 to Cascade’s Champions.

The game stayed close throughout, with Cascade holding a 1-point lead, 14-13, after the first quarter of play and 22-21 at intermission. The Champions extended the lead to 3, 34-31, after 3 periods of play with the Tigers battling hard in the fourth quarter but coming up just short and falling 48-49.

Earlier in the week, the Tigers hosted a tough Richland Raider team, falling 44-64.

In that game, the Raiders jumped out to an early lead, 19-10, after one period of play and held a 41-22 lead at intermission. By the end of the third, the Tigers trailed 57-32 before taking the 44-64 loss.

By the numbers

Tigers vs. Richland

Scoring by quarter: FHS, 10, 12, 10, 12 (total, 44);  Richland, 19, 22, 16, 7 (total, 64).

Scoring: Isaiah Thomison, 11; Aljarea Johnson, 10; Marquese Nance, 8; Brayden Hockett, 4; Teondre Love, 3; Tyeus Layne, 2; Wyatt Groce, 2; Kenardo Jackson, 2; Camaurionn Taylor, 2.

3-Pointers: Nance, 2; Thomison, 1; Johnson, 1.

Free Throws: FHS, 4 of 8; Richland, 7 of 8.

 

Tigers vs. Cascade

Scoring by quarter: FHS, 13, 8, 10, 17 (total, 48); Cascade, 14, 8, 12, 15 (total, 49).

Scoring: Nance, 16; Hockett, 9; Taylor, 7; Thomison, 6; Corian Cash, 5; Jackson, 4; Johnson, 1.

3-Pointers: Nance, 4; Hockett, 1; Jackson, 1.

Free Throws: FHS, 12 of 16; Cascade, 7 of 11.