Source: Grosse Pointe News Online

Back on track

by Bob St. John Sports Editor

February 07, 2013

It's back in the win column for University Liggett's boys' basketball team after beating Sterling Heights Parkway Christian 69-41 last weekend.

Head coach Sidney Johnson and his Knights rebounded from their loss to Southfield Christian to bounce Parkway Christian, thanks to a 31-13 second half.

Each team came out on fire, shooting the ball very well as the Knights held a 23-19 first-quarter lead.

The Knights used a 15-9 second quarter to take a 38-28 halftime lead.

Johnson’s halftime chat got his players out of their defensive funk and they turned up the intensity in the tune of an 18-6 third quarter and 13-7 fourth quarter to win going away.

One of the second half highlights included senior Eric Ewing’s dunk that brought the crowd to its feet. Ewing finished with 15 points and senior Connor Fannon continued his string of double-doubles, collecting 18 points and 10 rebounds.

Sophomore Fred Saffold had 14 points, followed by senior KeVaughn Jackson with eight, senior Steve Benard with five, junior Ian Clark with three and senior Drew Jerome with six.

Liggett improved to 7-1 in the Michigan Independent Athletic Conference and 8-3 overall.