Photos by Kenneth Armstrong
ELIZABETHTOWN – Malcolm Bolden poured in 29 points Thursday to lead Elizabethtown to a 57-12 Bladen Five Middle School Conference boys basketball victory over East Arcadia.
Bolden blistered the nets in the first quarter with seven 2-point baskets and a 3-point shot to total 17 points as the Cougars raced to a 29-3 lead.
Ahmad Powell, Raymond Autry, Timothy McLean, Ty Mathis, Cameron White and Jacob Nixon added a basket each for Elizabethtown in the period. Emanuel Lewis scored the East Arcadia basket, and Trevon Sawer hit a free throw.
White and Tyreon Graham threw in 2 baskets each in the second quarter, and Phillip McKiver added a basket as the Cougar lead grew to 39-5 at halftime. Lewis tallied the Panther basket in the period.
Nixon drained a 3-point shot, and Bolden, Powell, Autry and Jackson Wright dropped in a basket each in the third quarter as the lead stretched to 50-6. Lewis hit a free throw for East Arcadia.
Nixon connected on another 3-point shot in the final period, and Phillip McKiver and Kory Smith added baskets for the Cougars. Aljuan Brown bombed in a pair of 3-point shots for the Panthers in the quarter.
Nixon finished with 8 points for the Cougars, and White followed with 6 points. Brown led the Panthers with 6 points, and Lewis finished with 5 points.
EA (12) – Emanuel Lewis 5, Kenneth Armstrong, Trevon Sawer 1, Aljuan Brown 6, Corey Robbins, Malaquie Lewis, Quantico Fennell, Olierio, David, Shyheem Everette, Tyler Pyatt, Dashawn Ballard.
E’town (57) – Chase Starkloff, Malcolm Bolden 29, Ahmad Powell 4, Raymond Autry 4, Timothy McLean 2, Ty Mathis 2, Cameron White 6, Jacob Nixon 8, Tyreon Graham 4, Phillip McKiver 4, Kory Smith 2, Jackson Wright 2, Marvin McKiver.