The Trojans jumped out to a an 18-2 fist quarter lead and 50-15 at the half defeating Gaffney 83-40 in the opening round of the 5A State playoffs. Northwestern used multiple pressure defenses which lead to open shots, hitting on 14 threes. Mason Grigg scored 22, giving him 1001 points on his career, Qua Allison had 18, Matthew White with 12, AJ Thompson with 10, Ger-Cari Caldwell with 6, Graham Elkins with 5, Jalen Burnett and Malk Wafer both with 3, and Antonio Willis and Bryson Barrett both with two. The Trojans will host Spartanburg in round 2 Saturday night in the Trojan Arena at 7. Northwestern and the Vikings split contest this year in early December. The Trojans are now 23-4 (8-0) and ranked 3rd in the latest 5A poll.
- 40 Gaffney High School
- 83 Northwestern High School
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