Local Roundup: Flagstaff Boys Hoops can’t hold onto Paradise Honors at home

The Flagstaff guards’ tokens reduced the deficit to 39-30, but the Panthers responded with their own triple.

A few possessions later, Morrow hit a post hook and Sneezy splashed another 3, but Paradise Honors again had an answer to pull out and open the game in the fourth quarter.

While the end result wasn’t exactly close, Eagle’s head coach Nick Walton was happy with his team’s fight and wasn’t afraid of a team likely to fight for a 4A state tournament title.

“I was honestly very impressed with our boys,” said Walton. “… You are late in the game within striking distance of the best team in the (4A) so you can’t ask for much more. … To be so late in the game where we ‘ve been happy with ours from the start until now Power. “

Flagstaff’s meeting with Coconino is scheduled for Tuesday night at home.

Panther 59, volunteer 30

After an unusual performance on Friday night, Panther security guard Preston Olney scored 20 points and shot 4-6 from a distance to lead Coconino to a Lee Williams defeat at Kingman.

Amare Tom added 13 points on three threes and Jacob Begay also had 13 for the Panthers, who remain flawless with four straight wins to open the season, playing at Flagstaff on Tuesday at 7pm

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