Live Oak —
The Suwannee varsity boys' basketball team defeated Gainesville Eastside at home by a score of 52-42 on Tuesday night.
Both teams' offense was sluggish in the first half, with the ‘Dogs only putting up 21 points by halftime. Suwannee improved to score 21 third-quarter points but Eastside was close behind with 18. The ‘Dogs pulled ahead slowly in the final minutes to secure the win at home.
Point leaders were senior guards Jimmie Taylor III with 17 and Deangelo Ross with 15. Taylor also led with seven assists. Center Kevarrius Hayes added 18 rebounds and six blocks on the night.
Game stats (Pts-Rbs-Ast-Stl)
Jimmie Taylor III: (17-5-7-0)
Deangelo Ross: (15-3-0-2)
Kevarrius Hayes: (11-18-0-0) 7 Bl
Denzel Washington: (6-1-0-0)
Frank Smith: (3-2-0-0)