Thankfully for the Plymouth North boys' basketball team, Tyler Chafnov picked a good time to have a scoring outburst.
With his team down by 8 and just five minutes remaining, the speedy guard scored 12 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter, including going 8 for 8 from the free throw line, to help the Eagles surge past the home team Dennis-Yarmouth, 56-49.
“This was a really important win for us,” said coach Bill Drew. “With this we get to 5-5 and still stay in contention for the playoffs and a shot at number one in the [Atlantic Coast League.]”
Drew said his players cut the lead and made their final surges by driving the lane and attacking the basket.
Along with Chafnov, Owen Murphy also chipped in down the stretch. The sophomore forward finished with 10 points, 8 in the fourth quarter.
“We just kept attacking and going after them,” Drew said. “[Chafnov] is really quick, good with the ball, and [Murphy] is big and really good around the basket.”
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