By Marlana Smith
NS (No. 4 seed) took down Brashear (No. 5) in the first round of the Class I District 11 Tournament at La Plata on Tuesday, February 25.
The Raiders had a quick start as they tallied 21 points in the first period. NS led 21-15.
Brendyn McDaniel and Robert Uhlmeyer each scored 12 points for the Raiders. Dayton Mettes and Silas Presson tallied 11 and Kyle Smith 10. All 12 of Uhlmeyer’s points were 3-pointers.
Uhlmeyer hit two treys within a minute giving NS a 29-19 lead. McDaniel would contribute with two 3-pointers. NS had a 47-23 lead at halftime.
North Shelby scored 30 points in the second half and will take on the La Plata Bulldogs on Thursday, February 27 at 6 p.m.
“The Northwestern game definitely reminds me of tonight. The kids were interior passing, kicking out 3’s.
“The big focus for us was rebounding. I thought we did a really good job of that. The kids executed on both offense and defense. You can’t ask for a more well-rounded game,” said North Shelby head coach Landon Daniel.