Road wins vs. divisional rivals are not easy to come by. The Stallions came out strong behind three 3 pointers from Junior Mckinley Mitchell in the 1st quarter. Sterling Heights had the lead at halftime and continued on with a strong 3rd quarter lead by Junior Seth Ochoa and his team-high 16 points behind is 7 for 7 from the free throw line. Junior Ben Jarnot added 10 points to help the Stallions to victory! The boys' varsity team ended up with a team total of 8 threes. They also reached their team defensive goal of holding Marysville to under 50 points. Stallions play next this Friday night at home against South Lake. We hope to see a large student section there!
Sterling Heights vs Lincoln
The boys varsity basketball team lost a tough one to divisional rival Warren Lincoln in a hard fought defensive battle. Unfortunately for the Stallions, the shots were not falling and even though the game was tied in the 2nd half, the Abes came up on top. Junior Trenell Payne led the Stallions in scoring with 16 points. Senior Malot Dushaj contributed with 13 points. Senior Joshua Davis also had 7 points. The next game for the Stallions is this upcoming Tuesday at Marysville.
Sterling Heights vs Clintondale
The Stallions boys varsity basketball team lost on the road to divisional opponent Clintondale in a tough hard fought battle. Senior Joshua Davis had a career high 18 points with Junior Trenell Payne being the team leading scorer with 23 points. Senior Malot Dushaj had 11 points going 7 for 8 from the free throw line. Seth Ochoa also had 7 points.
Sterling Heights vs South Lake
The boy's varsity extended their halftime lead after a very competitive hard fought first half by both teams, to take the divisional road victory in front of a loud packed gym by a final score of 70 to 53. Senior Malot Dushaj had a great second half to finish with 24 points. Juniors Trenell Payne and Seth Ochoa had 17 and 13 points respectfully. Seven Stallions scored tonight with a total of nine three-pointers. The Stallions next travel to play at Clintondale.
Sterling Heights vs Maryville
Throw out the record books when these two divisional rivals play. Whenever the boys' varsity basketball team and Maryville play it is always a hard-fought defensive struggle. The Stallions led 31-25 at halftime and made some critical free throws in the fourth quarter going six for eight to seal the victory. Trenell Payne led the charge with 17 points and Malot Dushaj 11 points and 11 rebounds and Ben Jarnot also with 11 points with 3 three-pointers in the first half. The boys' varsity basketball team improves their division record to 2-1. Sterling Heights next travels to play South Lake on Tuesday.
61 Sterling Heights vs 65 Port Huron
The Stallions boys' varsity basketball team fought hard until the end with being within 3 points with under four seconds left but fell short by a final score of 65-61. Junior Trenell Payne lead all scorers with 21 points. Senior Malot Dushaj also had 15 points. The Stallions look forward to playing their in-district rival Warren Cousino on Wednesday at home. We hope to see a great crowd to come out and support the team this tomorrow night.